Deltoids are one of the most frequently used muscle groups when it comes to training for both strength and hypertrophy; having strong deltoids helps when performing pressing movements such as the bench press, military press and of course the shoulder press. This article will explain the differences between the dumbbell and barbell variations of the […]
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The leg press is a compound movement for the legs which mainly focuses on the quadriceps. Depending on how you angle your feet and how wide or narrow you place them, it’s also possible to place more emphasis on the hamstrings and ‘glutes’. This article will include a step-by-step guide on how to perform the seated […]
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Lunges are a fantastic leg exercise for both males and females to perform; although they focus mainly on the quadriceps, the glutes and hamstrings play a big part in the movement due to the large range of motion, making lunges a very popular exercise for building the glutes and hamstrings as well. There are a number of different […]
There is often debate about what the distribution of responsibility is for gaining the elusive V-Taper and defined abs that are so lauded. By this point, if you’ve been in the fitness game for an extended period of time, you’ve probably heard it all; “This single exercise will make your abs pop!” Or, even: […]
Bent-over rows are a brilliant exercise for increasing the thickness of your back; the muscles they target mostly are the lats and the rhomboids, however the exercises are assisted by the biceps, traps and deltoids. The bent-over row can be performed with both a dumbbell or a barbell; the barbell variation will allow you to handle more weight and […]
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