Here’s a list of the best exercise to train each muscle group; chest, back, legs, shoulders, biceps, triceps and abs. It’s also split by barbell, dumbbell and cable/machine resistance to help you decide what’s best for you.
A compound movement is any exercises that works multiple muscle groups with movement at multiple joints i.e. the bench press which works the chest, shoulders and triceps with movement at the elbow and shoulder. Learn the difference between compound and isolation exercises and how you can use them to build more muscle and strength.
Sleep is a vital part of your life and an important part of your fitness progress. In fact, sleep can affect fat loss, muscle building and your ability to stick to your diet. Learn how much sleep you should get, how to improve your sleep and why it’s so important.
Do you ever wonder if your diet is actually working, whether or not you’re getting stronger in the gym or if you’re really losing fat or building muscle? By tracking a few key statistics (weight, measurements, clothes, and more) you can know exactly how much progress your making.
Improving your shoulder press is arguably one of the best ways to build bigger shoulders. If find yourself struggling to add weight to the bar then you need to check out this list of 12 tactics and start improving your shoulder press today.
I can’t think of anything more frustrating than putting in your time and training hard in the gym only to end up with muscle imbalances. All that hard work and effort and this is how you’re rewarded, it’s bullshit but it happens. Here are 5 ways to fix it.
If you’re hitting the gym and lifting weight consistently but have stopped seeing progress then you may have hit a workout plateau. This is a normal part of working out and nothing to worry about, in fact, there are 3 well-documented strategies for overcoming your workout plateau.
Working more muscles than any other compound exercise, the deadlift is a true beast of an exercise that works both the upper and lower body in one movement. With that in mind here are 14 ways to improve your deadlift and keep adding weight to the bar.
Muscle imbalances are a normal part of strength training and most people can expect to develop a small imbalance over time. However, there are a few strategies you can use to reduce the chances of developing an imbalance and fix uneven muscles.
Ah leg day, you know you should do it yet the temptation to skip it is so great. How about instead of skipping it, you upgrade it instead?! With the 16 simple but effective tips laid out in this article that’s exactly what you can do.
I think we can all agree that the bench press is a loved exercise. Yet so many people fail to make the gains they deserve. With the 15 tips laid out below, I guarantee you’ll find a way to add weight to your bench press in your next session.
Learn exactly how to create a workout plan that works for you. Whether you want to build muscle or maintain it, this post will give you a step by step guide to make your own workout plan, from deciding how many days to train and what exercises to do to setting your goals and making progress, it’s all covered.
You need to grab something from upstairs and run up there taking 3 or 4 steps at a time, only to find yourself out of breath and breathing heavy. What gives? Why is it that you get breathless going up stairs, even when you're fit?
There is no doubt that increasing your exercise levels, increases your energy expenditure meaning you can (if you want/need to) eat more before reaching a calorie surplus but does exercise actually make you hungrier?