Improving your push up max is easy, and benefits other movements too.
Whether you are looking to pass a physical fitness test for the military or other service, a structured and intentional plan of attack will help you reach your goal. Learn how to target and program to maximize your push up totals.
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.
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.
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.
How to Choose Between Standing and Seated Overhead Press
The overhead press, like many exercises, can be easily modified to target full-body or specific muscles. Here you'll learn how to choose the correct OHP for your workout and goals.
Level Up Your Lower Back Training and Watch Your Strength and Injury-Resistance Skyrocket!
When was the last time you got a sick lower back pump? Never? Well, you’re not alone. The idea of training the lower back in isolation is still pretty underground. But if you’re not doing at least some isolated lower back training, you’re missing out on all kinds of performance and back health benefits.
Weight vest workouts can bring your fitness to the next level; plus, we've included a 1 day vest training program.
Weighted vests are underrated. Many people are under the impression that weighted vests are only useful when preparing for some sort of military selection, as it helps to mimic the equipment you’ll be carrying out on the field. Whilst they absolutely can be used for that, weighted vests have lots of utility not only for regular resistance training but also to aid fat loss.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Demystify the hype around kinetic chain training.
Ever wonder what all the hype is around open or closed kinetic chain training? If you follow some of the top fitness influencers on social media, you have probably heard these technical buzz words dropped at some point.
Still exercising in your old, monotonous space? Get the energy and motivation boost you need by taking your workouts outside this summer.
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.
Target the most important muscle groups for a summer physique with this simple, easy to follow workout routine.
Here's how you can complete an entire, curated CrossFit workout routine at home with only Ironmaster equipment.
Both types of bench presses are common, but which is a better option?
Never skip leg day. Here's a program to help you get through it with only dumbbells.
Squats are a timeless classic that everyone has done at some point. Here's why they deserve to be so ubiquitous.
High-Intensity Interval Training is an often used tool in the arsenals of some of the fittest out there: here's why you should try it too.
This article analyzes the effects of applying muscular tension while working out.