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Maximize Your Jiu-Jitsu Performance Through Strength Training

Enhance Your BJJ Skills with Targeted Strength Exercises in Your Home Gym

Posted on May 28, 2024

Discover how to boost your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu performance through effective home strength training. Learn essential exercises and tips for building strength, flexibility, and endurance.

Strongman Training at Home

To be a strongman requires exceptional functional strength that is not achieved through basic resistance training.

Posted on April 22, 2024

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.

Nutrition Series, Part 3: Supplements

Should I take vitamins and supplements to support my strength training program?

Posted on April 22, 2024

Whether you are a seasoned athlete, or just getting started, you have probably been told by friends, family, or coaches to add vitamins and various supplements to your diet and exercise routine.

Elevating Performance: Uncommon Recovery Modalities for Athletes and Professionals

Unlocking New Frontiers in Wellness and Performance Optimization

Posted on February 19, 2024

Explore innovative recovery modalities beyond the conventional to boost performance and well-being for athletes and professionals. Dive into Float Therapy, Red Light Therapy, Halo Therapy, PEMF Therapy, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, and IV Hydration Therapy to unlock peak physical and mental potential.

Unlock Optimal Strength & Wellness: Master Home Gym Training for Muscle and Tendon Health

Revolutionize Your Fitness Journey with Expert Tips for Balanced Muscle and Connective Tissue Development

Posted on February 13, 2024

Discover the secrets to enhancing your home gym experience with expert advice on achieving balanced muscle growth and tendon strength. Learn from a master trainer and physical therapist with over 35 years of experience how to optimize your strength, wellness, and fitness goals without compromising on quality. This guide offers insights into targeted strength training, tendon health, and innovative techniques for a holistic approach to fitness.

DATA OVERLOAD: A Deep Dive into Health and Fitness Metrics with Smart Wearables

Unlocking the Power of Smart Wearable Metrics for Enhanced Health and Fitness Insights

Posted on February 07, 2024

Explore the revolutionary impact of smart wearables in health and fitness. Dive into key metrics like Heart Rate Variability, Resting Heart Rate, and more to understand how these devices empower you to optimize your well-being. Learn to navigate the data for better fitness performance and overall health.

The Best Weighted Stretching For Your Training

Maximizing Muscle Growth with Weighted Stretching Techniques

Posted on January 19, 2024

Discover the power of weighted stretching in our comprehensive guide. Uncover the science behind this effective method for enhancing muscle hypertrophy, and learn how to integrate it into your workout regimen for optimal results. From detailed exercise instructions to the physiological rationale, this article provides essential insights for anyone looking to amplify their training program and achieve greater gains.

SMART Training for Fitness Competitions with a Full Time Job

Optimizing Your Fitness Journey: SMART Strategies for Balancing High-Intensity Training with a Demanding Career

Posted on January 12, 2024

Discover how to excel in functional fitness competitions while managing a full-time job. Learn strategies for setting SMART goals, creating effective schedules, maximizing workout efficiency, prioritizing recovery, and leveraging professional support for a balanced approach to work and wellness.

Iron and Asphalt: Strength Training and the RV Gym

The intersection where home gym and RV living meet, or collide.

Posted on November 30, 2023

Our quest for a mobile gym was about more than just convenience; it was about ensuring that health and fitness remained integral to our RV lifestyle.

Get Big Delts with the Super Bench

Help bring up your overhead press one step at a time.

Posted on November 15, 2023

A program used by Olympic weightlifters, involves progressing from flat-bench presses to overhead presses over several weeks, using the same weight.

My Fitness Journey as a Bikini Competitor

Do people simply wake up one day and decide out of the blue “I’m going to compete in a bodybuilding competition”?

Posted on November 08, 2023

Follow Jessie Gall as she illustrates her journey as a Bikini Competitor from unsure beginnings to confidently striking a winning pose.

Ironmaster Home Gym Equipment

Your home gym should be a reflection of your personal fitness goals.

Posted on November 02, 2023

Home gym equipment is more effective when it is aligned with the goals of those that use it. Ironmaster specializes in producing home gym equipment with one thing in mind -- you.

Contrast Therapy

How and why you can get setup for hot and cold therapy at home.

Posted on October 20, 2023

Although it’s been mainly used for athletes over the years, Contrast Therapy been booming in popularity for anyone looking to improve their recovery.

From Dad Bod to Father Figure

How one man quickly turned around his physique and his life, and how you can too.

Posted on October 10, 2023

Whatever motivation or wake-up call you need to get fit, here is an inspiring story of how one dad went from a six-pack of beers to a six-pack of abs.

Nutrition Series, Part 4: The Importance of Fiber

Despite all of the attention on supplements, most Americans are not getting enough fiber! Are you?

Posted on September 20, 2023

For many busy folks a ready-to-drink option that fits into your macronutrient goals is more common than ever before, but there is one important nutrient that is missing in the average American’s diet: fiber.

Is Grit Your Path to Achievement?

To Overcome Your Challenges and Achieve Success, You’re Gonna Need Some Grit

Posted on July 26, 2023

This article provides pointers on how you can develop the one crucial character trait –grit --, to improve how you think, feel, perform, and be successful in any goal you set for yourself.

Downward Dog to Deadlifts

Unveiling the Hidden Benefits of Yoga for Strength Training

Posted on July 26, 2023

This blog article will explore the top 5 benefits of incorporating yoga into your strength training routine. From improving your flexibility and mobility to preventing injuries and getting greater gains out of your strength training.

Knees past 90 degrees? The Final Verdict.

One of the biggest fitness movements in recent memory has been the resurgence of knees over toes training. Notice I said resurgence and not brand new amazing fix; more on that later.

Posted on July 14, 2023

This training style became completely taboo over the years and is broadly misunderstood. One of the popular terms to describe the style is bulletproofing your knees. The premise is based on not being afraid to let your knees travel over your toes or squatting lower than 90 degrees.

How to Make Your Own Workout Program

Understand the key components of a program and apply it to your goals.

Posted on May 31, 2023

These principles can be applied no matter where your programming and fitness journey takes you. This stuff works forever.

Ego Lifting

When is ego good, and when does it hold you back?

Posted on May 16, 2023

...“Is this my ego talking?” if you decide to do what it says, you can do so with your eyes wide open, conscious of both the potential dangers, and the rewards.

Intro to Kettlebell Training

A multifunctional tool enabling highly effective training for strength, endurance, flexibility, coordination as well as fundamental fitness and health!

Posted on April 28, 2023

Which types of kettlebell training methods exist, what effects are possible and what should an exemplary training session/workout look like?

Chrome Care

Preventative Maintenance and Restoration

Posted on March 14, 2023

When it comes to caring for your chrome finished gear there are two types. Preventative maintenance (PM) and restoration. A little attention and cleaning is better than trying to deal with heavily corroded/rusted metal.

The How and Why to Maximize Push Ups

Improving your push up max is easy, and benefits other movements too.

Posted on January 05, 2023

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.

Quick-Lock Weight Plates System

Build your ultimate home gym, save money and space, with Ironmaster's interchangeable weight system.

Posted on October 03, 2022

Get more out of your workouts and maximize gains with our Quick-Lock Weight Plates System!

Consistency Is Key for Body Composition Changes

Get the most our of your workouts and reach your goals.

Posted on August 25, 2022

Given there’s not a lot we can do to influence our bone percentage, we’re talking about changing our muscle-to-fat-ratio when referring to body composition changes.

When to Utilize Bilateral vs Unilateral Training

Pro Tips You Can Immediately Use In Your Training

Posted on August 18, 2022

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.

Ensure Your Gains with Hypertrophy Training

All aboard the muscle-gain train. Hypertrophy training has just entered the station!

Posted on August 16, 2022

Are you struggling to get the t-shirt arm-busting muscles you dream of? Has the well run dry on your muscle-building gains?

Nordic Curls

Humbling and effective, Nordic Curls are amazing for your hamstrings.

Posted on July 14, 2022

Even before it was a hashtag, the Nordic Ham Curl was being used to strengthen and rehabilitate both athletes and non-athletes.

Ice Baths: When are they of benefit?

Are they as cool as all of the hype?

Posted on July 11, 2022

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.

Best Weight Training Volume Strategies

More is More – Drop sets, Cheat Reps, and other Volume Strategies for Better Gains Weight Training

Posted on July 05, 2022

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.

Why you need to start mace training, today!

Mace training is an easy and hugely beneficial add to your home gym routine, here's why.

Posted on June 28, 2022

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.

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