We’ve all heard them, you almost can’t have a conversation with someone about bodybuilding or weight training with the average person, without hearing them. They range from the utterly ridiculous, to sounding like there may be some reasoning behind them. In this article we’re going to debunk five of the biggest bodybuilding myths there are, [...]
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The front squat is much the same as a back squat, except rather than resting the bar on your traps, you support the bar on your shoulders. Lots of people utilise the back squat in their workout routines, but few tend to take advantage of the front squat. The front squat is great for building [...]
So what are weight lifting straps? Weight lifting straps are straps that you wrap around your wrists and the object you are trying to grip (for example a barbell, or a pull-up bar). They make it easier to grip heavier things, and take grip out of the equation altogether. It is for this reason that [...]
The deadlift is arguably the best exercise anyone can do in the gym. It activates the largest percentage of muscle fibres in your body, and allows you to move the most weight possible. It’s a vital part of any strength or bodybuilding routine. Here are 5 big reasons you should be doing the big lift. [...]
Everyone likes to give their ego a bit of a jump start every now and then, and lots of people will do that little thing that annoys everyone in the gym. We’ve compiled a list of 16 things to be aware of when you’re lifting or in the gym – basically, things to avoid. The [...]
One of the most comment questions a lifter is asked by John Doe or the average person, is “How much can you bench press?” – for some reason the bench press has been chosen as the exercise used to gauge strength by laymen. It’s this reason (combined with the fact that every man wants a [...]
When you’re just starting out with weight lifting or body building, it can be really quite confusing, and quite frankly daunting as to what you should do. The latest article in your favourite men’s magazine might be telling you to do high reps, high volume work, with low weights. A google search tells you to [...]