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The right exercise for the right muscle: Abs

Ab muscles

Everywhere I go people want washboard abs. Male or female, if you take a look at your standard action hero or model they have abs. Abs, abs, abs. It would be awesome if exercise alone could lead to a washboard stomach, but diet is the key for building a good six pack. Nevertheless, training abs […]

The right exercise for the right muscle: Arms

Arnold Schwarzenegger bicep curl

Suns out! Guns out! Nothing says “Badass mofo” like huge arms. Bulging biceps are a requirement for heroes in bad novels, and large arms impart the idea that a person can hurt you… badly. Indeed, arm development is one of the chief aims for gym rats. But how does one do it? According to C.T. […]

The right exercise for the right muscle: Chest

Kai Green Chest

Ever met a gym bro? They are surprisingly simple to identify; How much you bench? is the classic gym-bro giveaway. And the answer reveals a lot about a lifter in general, including strength level and training history. The bench press is also an excellent indication of sheer upper body strength and is one of the […]

The right exercise for the right muscle: Legs

Heavy Barbell squat

Blessed is he that skippeth not the day of legs. – Random Internet Personality. Leg day. If there is a day feared by gym-goers, it is this day. A man cannot hide from the squat rack, and the deadlift threatens to expose you for the puny weakling you secretly think you are. But fear not! […]

The right exercise for the right muscle: Shoulders

huge shoulder muscles

The human body is a well-oiled machine, able to adapt to a range of movement patterns. One look at the modern sporting scene reveals the diversity in body types and musculature – all the result of a quest for physical efficiency. Using modern technology we can determine which exercises are best for different muscle groups. […]

Getting fit: The kettlebell

This series is dedicated to an overview of the equipment you can use in the comfort of your home to shape the body of your dreams. Series entries:   Barbells Dumbbells Kettlebells Resistance bands Exercise balls Boxing Rope skipping Fitness tips  Third on our list   The kettlebell The kettlebell is a cast-iron weight resembling […]

Getting fit: the dumbbell

This series is dedicated to an overview of the equipment you can use in the comfort of your home to shape the body of your dreams. Series entries:   Barbells Dumbbells Kettlebells Resistance bands Exercise balls Boxing Rope skipping Fitness tips Second on our list: The dumbbell   A dumbbell is a compact version of […]

Getting fit: the barbell

Summer is almost here!  Now is the perfect time to start getting fit and slimming down for the sunny season. Over the next few posts, we are going to look at several types of exercise equipment you can use from the comfort of your home and start working towards that body you’ve always wanted. These […]

The 7-minute workout

Gone are the days of spending hours in the gym and more hours trying to cure physical fatigue. Scientists understand the busy lifestyle we live these days needs an exercise regime that will allow people to quickly move on to the next thing. That is why they came up with the 7-minute workout.   All […]