Dumbbell Training: What Are The Benefits Of Training With Dumbbells?

In most strength and bodybuilding training programme, the barbell is usually the preferred reference. When we talk about how you one can bench, squat or deadlift, we mean the exercises done using the barbell. However, what many people do not know is that dumbbell training provide many advantages to athletes, bodybuilders and anybody that trains for general

By |2017-10-31T13:16:59+00:00October 31st, 2017|Categories: Workout Tips|Tags: , , , , , |

8 Weeks Workout Programme For Beginners

Are you a beginner looking to get big and strong? This 8 week workout programme for beginners covers all of the basics needed to build lean muscle mass! Building your desired physique isn’t all that complicated. But simple doesn’t mean easy. This is all too evident with the beginner. Many newbies want to skip over the time-tested

By |2019-04-09T12:25:14+00:00October 30th, 2017|Categories: Workout Routine|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Mastering The Dumbbell Row: Guide, Form, Flaws, Set Up & Execution

If your goal is to have a really big and wide back, you want to integrate two types of movements into your workout routine. One of these movements is a pulling one, starting from over your head and ending up somewhere below your neck. You can observe this movement in pull-ups and cable pull-downs. The

By |2017-10-29T12:42:54+00:00October 29th, 2017|Categories: Exercise Training Guide|Tags: , , , , , , |

Lower Chest Workout For Rounded And Defined Pecs

Having well-defined pectorals, or “pecs” for short, is essential to a balanced body. A great chest definitely turns heads, but more importantly, it’s essential to making an athlete stronger for competitions and for helping perform many everyday tasks. When talking about your chest, it’s important to remember that the pecs consist of three separate sections:

By |2018-11-14T16:37:45+00:00October 22nd, 2017|Categories: Muscle Gain, Workout Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Mastering Seated Cable Rows: Guide, Form, Flaws, Set Up & Execution

Muscles Targeted: Seated cable rows are one of the best exercises for targeting your back muscles. It develops your latissimus dorsi (lats), teres major and trapezius. The lats cover the lower and middle portions of the back, originating from the spine and the top of the hip bone and attaching to the upper arm. The

By |2017-10-29T13:23:07+00:00October 19th, 2017|Categories: Arms Exercises, Back Exercises, Exercise Training Guide, Exercises|Tags: , , |

Mastering Straight Arm Lat Pulldowns: Guide, Form, Flaws, Set Up & Execution

Muscles Targeted: Straight arm pulldowns target the upper back, specifically your latissimus dorsi (lats), teres major and the trapezius. Aside from these, it also uses the secondary muscles of your deltoids and abdominals along with your quads and glutes to maintain a stable position throughout the movement. Exercise Instructions: Stand behind a lat pulldown machine

By |2017-10-29T13:26:11+00:00October 17th, 2017|Categories: Back Exercises, Exercise Training Guide|Tags: , , , , |

Mastering Rear Lat Pull-Down: Guide, Form, Flaws, Set Up & Execution

Muscles Targeted: Wide grip rear pulldowns primarily targets the latissimus dorsi muscles of your back. It also strengthens the middle back, deltoids (shoulders), biceps and forearms as secondary muscle groups. Exercise Instructions: Position yourself on a lat pulldown machine and grab the bar securely using an overhand grip with your hands a little wider than

By |2017-10-29T13:26:35+00:00October 17th, 2017|Categories: Back Exercises, Exercise Training Guide|Tags: , , , , |

Mastering The V-Bar Pull-Down: Guide, Form, Flaws, Set Up & Execution

Your back muscles consist of an intricate design of interweaving muscle fibers. While each muscle group has a specific job, they all work collectively to support core movement, protect the spinal column and prevent injury to this vital area of the body. A variety of exercises exist to challenge specific muscle groups, but very few

By |2017-10-29T13:27:43+00:00October 17th, 2017|Categories: Back Exercises, Exercise Training Guide|Tags: , , , |

Mastering The Reverse Close-Grip Lat Pull-Down: Guide, Form, Flaws, Set Up & Execution

Muscles Targeted: The reverse grip pulldown exercise targets the back muscles which include the latissimus dorsi (broadest muscle of the back) or more commonly known as the “lats”. The exercise specifically targets this muscle group as it internally rotates the arms together with the scapula. To help improve the execution of reverse grip pulldowns, the

By |2017-10-29T13:28:45+00:00October 17th, 2017|Categories: Back Exercises, Exercise Training Guide|Tags: , , , |

Mastering The Wide-Grip Lat Pull-Down: Guide, Form, Flaws, Set Up & Execution

Exercise Instructions 1. Stand in front of a lat pull down apparatus and grasp the bar using an overhand grip at least one foot wider than your shoulders on each side. 2. Sit down with your feet firmly planted on the floor with your body straight and thighs secured underneath the thigh pads. 3. Slightly

By |2018-06-06T10:24:18+00:00October 17th, 2017|Categories: Back Exercises, Exercise Training Guide|Tags: , , , |