If you’re like me, you feel really strong and capable throughout your entire workout—and then you get to push-ups. It’s like strength just deflates the second you start doing them. While push-ups aren’t complicated, they do require strength and engagement from many different parts of your body. They challenge our pecs, our triceps, and shoulders, and require a good understanding
While it's true that squats can work your glutes from every angle, they get pretty boring. It's why you really can't sustain a tight tush on squats alone. Besides, there are plenty of variations which, when performed together, could put the basic squat out of business. Your glutes exist for better reasons than just looking good in jeans. This major
Sometimes working out is just so much work. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could get stronger and spend time on your back watching your favourite programme? we've hooked you up with a dumbbell workout you can do almost entirely reclined. Even if you’re horizontal for the whole workout, there are plenty of challenging moves you can do with dumbbells
When it comes to lower-body training, targeting your hamstrings is key. From helping you explode on the starting line to aiding you in declaration when you need to come to a quick stop, the muscles in the back of your legs are essential to optimal performance. They’re key to daily activity, too. Hamstrings are important for any activity that involves sitting,
A nicely-toned tush is one of the top confidence boosts, but making sure your jeans fit isn’t the only reason to take up hip and glute exercises. Let’s learn more about the underlying benefits of a firm behind. While many care about the glutes, the hips are often left forgotten about. Alongside your glutes and core muscles, your hips play
You may simply want to fill out your jeans or turn heads while you’re wearing your bikini this summer. Well, do you have about a quarter of an hour to zero in on your glutes? If so, we have a plan that involves just two common fitness tools: dumbbells and a stability ball. This workout is designed to blast your
The deadlift is simplicity personified and one of the best muscle-growing, strength-building, health-improving moves around. Performed safely, the deadlift will strengthen every bone in your body, challenge every muscle across your posterior chain and test your grip strength and core stability to the absolute max. It will find any flaws that you need to address if you hope to lift
4 Techniques That Include Strength, Muscle Building, Endurance Or Fat Loss To Get The Body You Want!
How do you expect to progress if you’re always following the same programme? Here are four ways to mix up your training and get you powering forward. Simply choose your goal and then start incorporating the technique into your programme. Don’t rush with this technique. Do each portion slowly and deliberately to fire and tax the most muscle fibres possible.
Even out your pushes and pulls with this fat-burning, muscle-building, full-body workout. When you hit the gym, it’s tempting to do only your favourite strength exercises. But favouring only a few isolated, similar movements and neglecting opposing and complementary ones can create muscular imbalances. Push exercises work the muscles you use to move weight away from your body, specifically the
The first benefit of strong, well-trained glutes is obvious – they look good. But there are many other reasons why you should ensure glute exercises feature in your workouts. The glutes play a key role in keeping your body aligned correctly, which helps you avoid injuries, and provide the power for many movements. If your day-to-day involves sitting behind a