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Pro Tips You Can Immediately Use In Your Training
When most people are given their first resistance programme many of the exercises will use both arms or both legs, known as bilateral training. This isn't necessarily a bad idea to build a base level of strength and co-ordination. However, once those foundations have been achieved, introducing single leg or arm exercise, known as unilateral training can offer up several interesting benefits.
All aboard the muscle-gain train. Hypertrophy training has just entered the station!
Are you struggling to get the t-shirt arm-busting muscles you dream of? Has the well run dry on your muscle-building gains?
Humbling and effective, Nordic Curls are amazing for your hamstrings.
Even before it was a hashtag, the Nordic Ham Curl was being used to strengthen and rehabilitate both athletes and non-athletes.
Are they as cool as all of the hype?
You don’t need to look far to see one of your favorite sports stars dunking themselves in a bath full of ice in the name of recovery. As we know, recovery is essential for progress. Therefore it would be reasonable to assume that having an ice bath to improve recovery would be advantageous but it all depends on what you are recovering from.
More is More – Drop sets, Cheat Reps, and other Volume Strategies for Better Gains Weight Training
How can we increase volume without keeping us in the gym for hours weight training? These 8 volume strategies are the best for keep your gains on track in the home gym and commercial gym.
Mace training is an easy and hugely beneficial add to your home gym routine, here's why.
Training with a mace isn't something from the middle ages, it's a modern and well-developed method to enhance or even replace your workout program.
Stuck on the same weight with your lifts? You might have hit a strength training plateau. But not to worry, we’re here to help you break through it.
Seeing your progress stall doesn’t have to be permanent. Make your strength training plateau a distant memory with these 5 tips.
Bench and dumbbell pressing efficiencies are clear, but at what cost?
Is this controversial grip best for your bench? Let’s run down the pros and cons so you can decide for yourself.
Start Body Building Like a Pro
Ironmaster got to catch up with and learn more about harry and his success in the competitive fitness world. Plus, he drops an exclusive 3-day split bodybuilding program to get you started on your competitive journey.
Make a Life Change and Give Strength Training a Try
Looking to lose a few pounds? You want a makeover from the inside out—one where you achieve the body you want and create a happier, more confident version of yourself. Strength training can help you do that and a whole lot more!
Advanced glute dev with workout program.
Learn from two of the top names in bodybuilding competition and training how to develop your glutes like a pro. Andre Adams and Dr. Sunny Andrews provide an in-depth look and a one-day workout to kick start your training.
Learn how you can reduce muscle soreness and bounce back faster from your training sessions.
How to recover after a workout: reduce muscle soreness, recover faster, and stay on track with your fitness goals using ice baths and more.
Why building a bigger back will help build your entire body.
With your upper back training, you can expect better squats, benches, and deadlifts from here on out.
Learn the importance and how-to's of meal planning.
Time to put all of our basic nutrition to work where the “rubber meets the road” and talk about meal planning.
Scale Not Budging? Here Are 10 Foolproof Ways on How to Break Through a Weight Loss Plateau
Struggling with how to break through a weight loss plateau? Here are 10 ways to get you back to losing weight again!
How to Leverage Progressive Overloading for Muscular Development
How to Leverage Progressive Overloading for Muscular Development
HIIT, Tabata, and EMOM are three quick workouts that can help you burn a lot of calories in a short amount of time.
Pressed for time? Does fitting a workout in seem impossible? Here are 3 quick workouts you can squeeze into your busy schedule to maximize calorie burn!
Is a diet that offers superior weight loss, better muscle retention... too good to be true?
Proponents of Intermittent Fasting will claim superior weight loss, improved cardiovascular health, decreased cancer risk, neuroprotective effects, improved glucose metabolism and lengthened life span as benefits of fasting.
To be a strongman requires exceptional functional strength that is not achieved through basic resistance training.
In this blog I will give an overview of what to expect in a basic Strongman event, the key adaptations to achieve by progressive overload in training, nutrition recommendations, injury avoidance and some home strength training ideas to add to your training.
Calisthenics exercises are great preparation for heavy lifts later in training.
The most commonly practiced form of calisthenics, often used to supplement other forms of training such as Crossfit and weightlifting.
Friends don’t let friends skip leg day. Why? Because your friends don’t want you to have a massive torso with chicken legs.
Here's our top 10 dumbbell leg workouts to help you start off on the right foot and make your leg day much more interesting.
Still exercising in your old, monotonous space? Get the energy and motivation boost you need by taking your workouts outside this summer.
Finding a perfect place for your home gym equipment can be a challenge. Here are some tips on how to best select and prepare your area.
Get some great tips on how to keep your workouts fun and not miss out on hitting your goals with this article.
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.
As the days get longer and the weather gets hotter, you might find yourself spending more time without a shirt on. Here’s how you can get the pump you need to get you through the beach day feeling confident and cool.
In order to maximize your gains and confidence, there are some essential areas to avoid making mistakes in.
A guide on how to optimize your home gym for the best workouts.
Both types of bench presses are common, but which is a better option?
96% of people fail to follow their New Year's resolutions. Here's how you can be part of the 8% who don't.
Many exercises can be done with either dumbbells or kettlebells, so why are dumbbells the correct choice for your workout?