Andre Adams2021-06-18T09:40:05-07:00Enjoy 'A Closer Look at Resistance Training', part 2 or our new Fundamentals of Resistance Training series. Written for Ironmaster by NASM Master Trainer Andre Adams.
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There are so many ways to work out and get in shape, how do you know where to start? Well, in this blog we will explain the fundamentals of resistance training to help guide you into a routine that is right for you.
The foundation of our evidence-based programming at NASM is grounded in the Optimal Performance Training model (OPT). This has been refined and expanded over the years to include...
Ironmaster2021-06-18T12:11:15-07:00If you’re looking for an effective full-body exercise that saves time, dumbbell deadlifts should be on your list.
Doing dumbbell deadlifts offers several benefits that extend from your performance at the gym to your daily life.It ramps up your strength levels. If you perform progressive overload (increased resistance with each set) with this exercise, you will increase your capacity to lift heavy objects in the workplace and at home. For instance, if you experienced difficulty lifting or moving furniture at...
Ironmaster2021-06-18T14:15:41-07:00Whether you are breaking through a plateau or just looking to mix leg day up to keep it interesting, our top 10 dumbbell leg workouts will help you add effective variations to your movement toolbox.
Squats are a timeless compound exercise dating back to the days of Platz and Co. This means it hits multiple muscle groups, which is a great time saver for busy gym buffs. The dumbbell variation fires up your quadriceps, Gluteus maximus, hamstrings, soleus, and...
Ironmaster2021-03-16T14:07:59-07:00Dumbbell rows are a great option for beginners because they’re easy to learn. It doesn’t involve any complex movements or fancy equipment. In fact, all you need is a dumbbell or two (depending on the variation you fancy) and an exercise bench.
So we've created the ultimate guide to dumbbell rows. I will break down the basics of this exercise to help get you started.
First, let’s look at the muscle groups you target when you do dumbbell rows:Latissimus dorsi:...
Ironmaster2021-02-03T15:42:19-08:00Weightlifting safety is critical but not common sense. From warm-up to lifts, read our home gym bench press walkthrough to learn more about proper form and technique.