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10 Best Hack Squat Alternatives For Strong Legs (Tips and Videos)

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Some links in this article are affiliate links, which means I earn from qualifying purchases.Often associated with burning quads, aching glutes, and DOMS, the Hack Squat is the go-to machine for bodybuilders on their designated leg day.Its ability to rapidly increase muscle mass in the quads and glutes is a big draw for many gym-goers … Read more

10 Amazing Benefits Of Australian Pull Ups (Ultimate Guide)

Some links in this article are affiliate links, which means I earn from qualifying purchases.The progression to a classic pull-up is not a straightforward road.If you have ever taken a look into the exercises meant to help you get your first pull-up, you may have run into something called the Australian pull-up (or inverted row).What … Read more

Deadlift Barefoot vs Deadlift In Lifting Shoes (9 Reasons)

barefoot deadlift vs deadlifting with lifting shoes

Some links in this article are affiliate links, which means I earn from qualifying purchases.The deadlift represents the art of powerlifting and strength.While other exercises focus on endurance and bodyweight manipulation, deadlifting is straightforward: the more you lift, the better your overall fitness level.This is why many lifters do various tweaks in their techniques to … Read more

Should I Get a 4-inch or 6-inch Weightlifting Belt? In-Depth Guide

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Some links in this article are affiliate links, which means I earn from qualifying purchases.Today’s market for gym equipment has many options for all kinds of lifters.  With so many choices, we should all be rejoicing right? Well, not all the time. More options do help with getting the best fit for a person. Too many options … Read more

10mm vs.13mm Belt: Choosing The Best Belt Thickness For You

10mm vs 13mm belt choosing the best belt thickness for you

Some links in this article are affiliate links, which means I earn from qualifying purchases.A few millimeters make a world of a difference. Going to a thicker weightlifting belt for workouts or competitions makes a significant impact on many factors.  All of these factors will affect your training, fitness goals and lifting enjoyability. Most athletes in the powerlifting … Read more

10 Best Barbell Hip Thrust Alternatives For A Strong Butt (Tips and Videos)

10 Best Hip Thrust Alternatives

Some links in this article are affiliate links, which means I earn from qualifying purchases.The barbell hip thrust has grown in popularity over the past few years due to its booty-growing effects.I use the barbell hip thrust in my lower body workouts at least once a week and I always leave the gym barely able … Read more

The Ultimate Guide to The Zercher Squat: Benefits and Tips

Ultimate Guide to the Zercher Squat

Some links in this article are affiliate links, which means I earn from qualifying purchases.I’ve been around gyms since my mid-teens. I’ve seen many dedicated athletes, performing many different exercises to build strength. Bodybuilders, sportsmen, and health conscious individuals develop their physique through various exercises. In this whole time I have seen possibly two dozen people try out the … Read more

Are Velcro Weight Lifting Belts Good? In-Depth Guide

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Some links in this article are affiliate links, which means I earn from qualifying purchases.As a strength trainee, you have so many choices.Choice of exercise. Grip type. Number of sets. Total reps. Gym accessories. I could go on.The problem is which choice is best? Quick NavigationIn a Hurry? Here is My Top RecommendationWhat Are Velcro … Read more

Beltless Deadlifts: 3 Incredible Benefits For Deadlifting Without a Belt

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If you’re a frequent visitor of our site, you’ll know how much I love deadlifts.The pure raw strength required to lift a weight is invigorating.But deadlifts are hard.Not many exercises can tackle so many muscles in one movement.  Quick NavigationDeadlifting With or Without a Belt3 Benefits of Deadlifting Without a Belt1. Mental Grit2. Core Strength3. … Read more