Bodyweight vs. Resistance Training

There are many ways to train the body. You can train for strength. You can train for size. You can train for speed or mobility. But however you train, you’ll need to choose the appropriate types of exercises t...

The Top 5 Gym Machines Explained

One of the main reasons we go to the gym and don’t just work out at home is that the gym has better stuff. Let's be honest, you’re not about to buy a $1,900 Pro Maxima Performance Plus Unilateral Decline Chest...

Best Gym Exercises for Abs

When people talk about a six-pack, they're actually talking about the rectus abdominis, also known as the abs. Let's face it, the only reason people start working their abs in the first place is to look like M...
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The Best Gym Machines for Legs

Most of your lower body training should be done with barbells or free weights, especially if you are training for muscle size and/ or strength. However, sometimes a carpenter needs a specialty tool in order to...
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The Best Gym Machines for Glutes

By mass, your glutes are the largest muscles in your body, yet for some reason we always want ours to be bigger. This is because the glutes assist in many of the biggest lifts, like squats and deadlifts. Altho...
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Do You Really Need Cardio to Lose Weight?

We’ve all had that moment when we look at ourselves shirtless in the mirror and think “I need to lose some weight”. Your first instinct might be to go grab a pair of shorts and hit up your favorite running tra...
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The 3 Best Dumbbell Leg Exercises

If you're not using dumbbells in your training, you're making a mistake. Dumbbells offer distinct advantages over other types of gym equipment. They allow for an easy progressive overload, aid in stabilization...