Crunches and sit-ups aren't the only way get a six pack. In the article, we go over some great (and more useful) alternative exercises to improve your abs.
If you’re a fitness enthusiast you know that strength training is crucial for your overall goals when done along with your normal cardio. Free weights and weight machines work great, but if you’re growing tired of the typical workouts, try something different.
Toned abs are probably on everyone’s wish list as they aim to get into shape. It takes a lot of work and core training to tighten the muscles and get that six-pack. However, there are electronic ab belts on the market that claim to help tone your abs simply by wearing them. According to the [...]
Many people think they just need weights to workout and overlook the many benefits of using the correct footwear. Proper weightlifting shoes can provide many benefits, particularly to ladies.
This is a workout routine for Bowflex machines users that will help you get into great shape and move you towards your fitness goals. It is great for those who currently have a Bowflex machine and is split into 2 separate workouts to be performed on different days. We recommend that this workout is performed [...]
1. Great for the triceps Tricep dips with a weighted dip belt will hit the triceps in a hard way. A greater amount of pressure is put on the triceps during dips even more than when performing the bench press. Plus, depending on how you angle your body and the width of your grip can [...]
Deadlifts are a great test of strength... It's just you, the barbell and a couple of weights... There's no way to cheat (like bouncing the bar from your chest on the bench press), either the bar leaves the floor, or it doesn't. But often, performing the conventional deadlift is a guessing game for many. We [...]
It's very common to see someone wearing a weightlifting belt, especially in any competitive strength sports, such as powerlifting or strongman competitions. Lifters can be most often seen doing squats and deadlifts while belted. But if you ask someone in the gym the reasons for wearing a belt, you will get a bunch of different [...]
Choosing the right weightlifting belt can seem like a huge task. Do you go for real leather or a vegan belt? Neoprene or velcro? Then there's the fastening type to decide on. Single prong or double prong or even lever. Then there's also the thickness. 10mm, 13mm or a different thickness and then what about [...]
We've all seen lifters on TV, on YouTube, or in the gym wearing a belt. You may have seen some guys doing completely inappropriate exercises while wearing one... like crunches. This is often one of the biggest causes for argument and debate in the gym... Some may claim that they essential while others might say [...]