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How To Use A Power Rack For Big Gains

POWER RACK WORKOUTS: HOW TO USE A POWER RACK FOR BIG GAINS If you’ve got access to a power rack, a barbell, and a bench, you have everything you need to develop muscle size, strength, and power. With a power rack, you can train virtually every muscle in...

Everything You Need To Know

WRIST WRAPS: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW We’ve all seen the guys and girls in the weight room, methodically wrapping their wrists. And if you thought that wrist wrapping was only for boxers, you’re not alone. Next to lifting gloves, wrist wraps are a proven, convenient, and cost-effective...

Change Plates VS. Fractional Plates: Which Should You Use?

CHANGE PLATES VS. FRACTIONAL PLATES: WHICH SHOULD YOU USE? Remember those first few months when you began hitting the weights? Sure, it seemed like you were constantly sore and hungry, but the gains came fast. Before you knew it, you had gained muscle, lost body fat, and increased...

How Tight Are Knee Sleeves Supposed To Fit?

HOW TIGHT ARE KNEE SLEEVES SUPPOSED TO FIT? Those colorful pieces of elastic that you see your favorite athletes wearing on their knees have become as common in fitness as weightlifting belts and compression socks. Not to be confused with knee wraps, a knee sleeve is a smooth-fitting...

Dumbbell Back Workouts For Size, Strength and Weight Loss

DUMBBELL BACK WORKOUTS FOR SIZE, STRENGTH, AND WEIGHT LOSS We’ve all seen that guy or girl at the beach or pool with the tremendous back. Whether it was the “Christmas tree” in the middle back or that lean and athletic look, our heads turned. If you want to...

Which Is Best For You?

SQUAT STAND VS. SQUAT RACK VS. POWER RACK: WHICH IS BEST FOR YOU? Squats and bench presses are two of the classic exercises found in most workout programs regardless of your goals or experience. If you want to start working out at home, you’ll need a rack to support...

All You Need To Know About Elbow Sleeves

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ELBOW SLEEVES Blood flow isn’t the most glamorous part of fitness but it’s one of the most important. It’s through proper blood flow that your body can meet your muscle tissue’s demand for oxygen. One of the best ways to boost blood...

Differences and How to Use Each

BUMPER PLATES VS. IRON PLATES: DIFFERENCES AND HOW TO USE EACH Are you walking into the weight room for your first time and you’re not sure whether you should use those hard iron plates or the colorful bumper plates? Maybe you’re switching up your training routine and your...

Beginner to Advanced Dumbbell Exercises

DUMBBELL CHEST WORKOUT: BEGINNER TO ADVANCED DUMBBELL EXERCISES How long have you been doing that classic beachball pose in the mirror only to see little to no change despite your weekly chest workouts? Whether you want to pack on muscle mass or firm up your chest, if...

Your Guide To Weightlifting Belts

FROM BODYBUILDING TO POWERLIFTING: YOUR GUIDE TO WEIGHTLIFTING BELTS You walk into your local gym. You see the giant powerlifter wrapping a weightlifting belt across his midsection. You nod your head in agreement. Then you see someone walking on the treadmill wearing the same belt. You’re not sure...

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