Many instructional workout videos refer to the term "hip flexors". It creeps into the workout and even into the precautionary statements. But what's all the fuss about this particular muscle group? Why are they more important, than many other muscle groups? What causes hip flexor strains? And finally, what are the best exercises or stretches [...]
Reverse hyperextensions have long been a very effective exercise that strengthens the posterior chain including the glutes and hamstrings. Although conventionally, this accessory movement is performed on a reverse hyperextension machine, there are many ways this can be performed without a specific one. The importance of this exercise lies in the fact that it trains and [...]
Do ab stimulators really work? There is growing anxiety among people to get into the perfect shape. We all want to look good (with perfect abs) on the beach, have stronger core muscles or have our eyes on that one dress or shirt we want to fit better into. Unfortunately, not all of us have [...]
Do you need special weightlifting shoes just to lift weights at the gym? And what are the advantages and disadvantages of using this type of footwear for lifting?
Weightlifting shoes have a wide range of benefits for keen lifters. So if you are on the fence about getting a pair, take a look at this.
Reverse hyperextension exercises require you to lie face down with your legs hanging and then raise your legs until they’re parallel with the floor and bringing them back down in a controlled manner. It’s meant to strengthen the posterior chain as well as the glutes. It’s used frequently in training to help with lower back [...]
A lot of CrossFit enthusiasts get to the point where they are ready to get more serious and find a real pair of CrossFit shoes. But do you need them?
CrossFit is a training style which is quite different from many other types of training. This offers many benefits for CrossFit enthusiasts.
Many people don't succeed with getting a shredded six pack because they miss some of the essential things required to do so. Here we cover what they are.
It can be a difficult task to maintain a low body fat while building muscle. But with these key steps, you can minimize your fat increase while increasing muscle mass.