If you are going to spend time in the gym working out, it is evident that you will be expecting to see results of your efforts after a while. A well-built upper body region particularly the area around the lats is everybody builder’s and gym enthusiast’s dream. This is because of the beautiful aesthetic appeal and improved strength that it gives the body. So, are you trying to figure out the best exercise to help you obtain anexcellent physique? Well, your ‘figuring out’ days are over. In this article, you will learn the basics of the hammer strength row which is considered to be one of the best exercises for building exceptional lats and stronger upper body muscles.Continue reading
If have you access to a GHD or glute-ham developer, then you can consider yourself very lucky. If you have access to one and aren’t making use of it then you should certainly think about doing so.
The GHD is an extremely versatile piece of equipment and can be used to target all of those super important muscles that make up your “core”. Traditionally, as the name suggests, the GHD is used to target your glute and hamstring muscles primarily.Continue reading
Your back muscles are some of the biggest and most powerful muscles in your body. They are also incredibly important for posture and structural support of your spine. Supine Ring Rows
Unfortunately, back training is often overlooked somewhat and the more visible muscles like the chest are trained more in favour. Ignoring your back training can negatively impact your strength, posture, athletic performance and your aesthetics. The muscles of your back play a part in all of those aspects.
Therefore, you cannot afford to skip training your back. If anything, back training should be prioritized for most people. An excellent exercise you can use to work all of your back muscles along with some others, which I will touch upon later, are supine ring rows.Continue reading
A big, thick back, in my opinion, just screams strength and power. Take a look at all of the strongest individuals on the planet and you will notice that a well-developed back is a very common trait among them. V-bar Pulldown
Your back supports the rest of your body so is vital from a strength standpoint and if aesthetics is your goal, a wide, muscular back is essential for the attaining the V-taper look.
The problem is that the biggest and most powerful muscles of the back, your latissimus dorsi or lats for short, are often the ones that are under-developed in lifters. I think a big reason for this is because it can be quite hard for you to actually feel them working, which means it can become difficult to target your lats effectively.Continue reading
Busy work schedules, financial incapacitations or pressure from family or within makes it challenging for most people to be fit and maintain fitness. Society today has categorized people into classes such that if you don’t have the financial might, then you won’t be able to enjoy some of the luxuries or even worse amenities offered like gym services which may only be offered by particular clubs that you don’t have money to subscribe to. What is worse, is that if you can’t afford to get a personal trainer to help you through the fitness journey, then you are put at a disadvantage as all that comes at a very high cost.Continue reading
Weight lifting belts are associated with a lot of controversy from fitness experts, health specialists and users at large. Despite the controversy, the demand for these belts continues to rise rapidly. Read on to find out why.
Weightlifters stand to lose a lot when it comes to harm, especially injury to their spinal region. However, weightlifting belts make things easier when conducting heavy lifting exercises. The belt protects your backbone from any injury. You all know how dangerous and complex spinal code injuries can be hard to cure. A small spine injury can affect the quality of your entire life. And as you can guess, it won’t be anything positive. To be safe, you can wear the belt over your back as it will support your lower back from the pressure of the extreme weights that you may be lifting thus preventing any short or long term injuries from happening.Continue reading
Think about the time when you hit the gym and still do the same back exercises over the months. Well, if you do not adjust your schedule and include more exercises, then you will never really grow a strong back. You will need a list of back exercises that will get you working out even more and still build better muscles. Some of these exercises are not just for the back; they will also
Anyone who works out would be looking to gain overall strength faster. Such ambitions get people adding more deadlifts to help them grow stronger. Without a doubt, deadlift exercises for a long time have been the king of many other exercises. Normally this is because of the number of muscles they can affect when used more often.
As much as you might grow stronger just the way you want, make sure that the lifting is done properly. Sometimes you might end up with injuries to the back and other muscles if deadlifting is wrongly done. Today we get to look at what muscles do deadlifts work when used more often as the primary exercise.