Exercise Guides

Ultimate Guide to Isometric Deadlift:  7 Benefits and How to

Ultimate Guide to Isometric Deadlift  7 Benefits and How to

Key Points I remember leveling up on the weights during the deadlift. I stacked 507 pounds on the bar. But I couldn’t even pull the bar past my knees! For those of you experiencing something similar, you can fully understand my frustration at that time.  So the knee range was obviously my weak sticking point. … Read more

5 Great Benefits of the Block Deadlift: Muscles Worked, How To Guide

5 Great Benefits of the Block Deadlift Muscles Worked, How To Guide

Key Points So many types of deadlifts with such little time! The block deadlift is yet another variation of the deadlift. A deadlift block pull is an elevated deadlift with the use of wooden blocks. Many athletes and strength lifters use the block pull to strengthen the back. So are block deadlifts right for you? … Read more

Suitcase Deadlift – Muscles Worked, Benefits and How to Do

Suitcase Deadlift Muscles Worked How to Guide, Benefits

Key Points In this exercise guide, we have covered a very unique deadlift variant called the suitcase deadlift. We go over suitcase deadlift muscles worked, how to, benefits and alternatives. So what is the suitcase deadlift? The suitcase deadlift muscles worked include your core, glutes, calves, grip strength, traps, hamstrings and quads. With the suitcase … Read more

Semi Sumo Deadlift Ultimate Guide (4 Benefits, 2 Drawbacks)

semi sumo deadlift ultimate guide

Key Points There are so many deadlift variations I’ve lost count. Have you ever heard of the semi sumo deadlift? No? Well, I’ve put together a beast of a guide on what it is and the main similarities and differences of the semi sumo deadlift.  What is the semi sumo deadlift? So let’s get to … Read more

12 Best Dumbbell Chest Exercises Without a Bench (Tips and Videos)

12 Best Dumbbell Chest Exercises Without a Bench (Tips and Videos)

Some links in this article are affiliate links, which means I earn from qualifying purchases.You have minimal equipment, but you still want to get in an amazing upper body workout.You have only one set of dumbbells and the floor, but you want to get a good chest pump.Don’t worry! This is completely doable. You do … Read more

Can Kettlebell Swings Be Done Every Day? (Yes, 9 Benefits)

Can Kettlebell Swings Be Done Every Day_ (Yes, 9 Benefits)

Some links in this article are affiliate links, which means I earn from qualifying purchases. Kettlebell swings are an old-school exercise that is overlooked by most modern-day gym goers. They are often left out of a training program to make room for the bigger lifts like the bench press, deadlift, or squat. There is no … Read more

The Ultimate Guide to The Z Press: How-To, Benefits, & Tips

The Ultimate Guide to The Z Press_ How-To, Benefits, & Tips

Some links in this article are affiliate links, which means I earn from qualifying purchases.Shoulder strength is vital for everyday movements.The overhead press is one of the best ways to improve strength and hypertrophy. However, it can be be difficult and one other press type has added benefits.If you’ve never heard of a Z press, … Read more

10 Amazing Benefits To Stirring The Pot Exercise: Ultimate Guide

10 Benefits To Stirring The Pot Exercise_ Ultimate Guide

Some links in this article are affiliate links, which means I earn from qualifying purchases.Are you bored of doing endless crunches and planks, but still want a strong core?If your answer to this question is a resounding ‘yes!’, then you should try the stirring the pot exercise.This exercise takes a standard floor-based plank and elevates … Read more

7 Amazing Benefits To The Zercher Hold and Carry: How-To & Muscles Worked

7 Amazing Benefits To The Zercher Hold and Carry_ How-To & Muscles Worked

Some links in this article are affiliate links, which means I earn from qualifying purchases.It can be difficult to see where a gym-based exercise translates into your everyday life. To improve your movement patterns outside of the gym, functional exercises are beneficial. The Zercher hold and carry is a lesser-known exercise in the fitness industry.It … Read more

10 Great Side Delt Exercises To Grow Your Shoulders (Tips and Videos)

10 Great Side Delt Exercises To Grow Your Shoulders

Some links in this article are affiliate links, which means I earn from qualifying purchases.Key to achieving that “bowling ball” look on your shoulders, the side delts are an important yet often overlooked muscle. Developing this muscle will make some of the biggest changes in your physique giving lifters that powerful looking build. One reason it … Read more