Pull ups and chin ups are fundamental exercises in a trainer’s tool kit. Learn the advantages of and differences between these two critical exercises with this article.
posted on 07/05/2016
People are always looking for excuses to get out of doing squats. Whether it’s skipping leg day all together or replacing squats with leg presses, there really is no reason that you shouldn’t be doing squats. The only reason that it is acceptable to skip squats is if your gym does not have the proper equipment to safely perform them or you are prohibited by injury. For the former reasoning, we would recommend you find a new […]
posted on 04/20/2016
In planning a home workout schedule, taking the full body into consideration is important for maximized results and preventing injuries that can sideline your progress. While there are many different plans and workout programs out there, one common solution is to dedicate different days to different muscle groups to keep routines targeted and give your muscle groups time to rest while you work on other areas. Common groupings include abdominals, arms, legs and the back.
What equipment do […]
posted on 04/14/2016
Excessive noise from your home gym can not only be a problem for you, it can also be a problem for neighbors and other members of your household. Not only can it be disruptive, it is just plain annoying and could be grounds for noise complaints depending on your local laws and ordinances. It can also be a difficult subject for those who like to work out in their home gym early in the morning but have […]
posted on 3/21/2016
Reaching and maintaining your fitness goals can be much easier when you know how to best use your equipment, design your workout space well and make more effective use of your time. You don’t need a huge budget or a lot of space to set up a good gym. With these home gym hacks, the possibilities are endless.
At Ironmaster, we want you to use your home gym equipment more efficiently to get the best results! We have […]
THREE STEPS TO PREPARE YOUR SPACE FOR YOUR HOME GYM
posted on 02/01/2016
2016 is off to a great start. You’ve been going to the gym regularly, and now you’re ready to commit to a home gym to make your workout routines more convenient.
The Ironmaster Team is here to help you create your dream home gym with ideas for every budget.
1. What Room Are You Using For Your Home Gym?
Before making a list of home gym equipment you need to purchase, […]
posted on 12/23/2015
Every January, many people make the noble commitment to themselves to start a healthier lifestyle and workout for the new year. While this New Year’s resolution is a great step towards a healthy lifestyle, it can get difficult to keep up with after a few weeks or months. Making it to the crowded gym on a consistent basis can be difficult, especially when life gets busy.Making it to the gym is a crucial step in keeping your […]
posted on 11/4/2015
At Ironmaster, we’re all about simplicity and efficiency. If you find that you have plateaued on your lifts, there may be a simple fix. By squeezing your muscles and applying maximum tension to each muscle contraction and repetition, you can catapult out of your plateau to new heights. So how do you do this? One of the most important contributors to muscular growth is the tension that muscle fibers experience under load. The more muscular tension, the […]
posted on 9/18/2015
In developing an effective chest workout routine, pressing exercises are essential towards building mass and strength in the pectoral muscles, improving your athleticism, and attaining overall physical fitness. The addition of the bench press as a primary part of your upper body workout allows you to take advantage of the benefits that a compound movement offers: effective work out of multiple muscle groups at once and the quicker release of testosterone in your system for quicker recovery, […]