Top 7 Trap Bar Deadlift Alternatives

The trap bar deadlift is a hip-dominant exercise that targets the glutes, hamstrings, and lower back muscles. These posterior-chain muscles are vital for explosive movements like sprints and jumps. No surprise this is an excellent addition to many strength and conditioning programs. The trap bar deadlift is a shoulder-friendly variant, but it’s not the only … Read more

Top 7 Incline Bench Press Alternatives For Upper Chest

The incline bench press targets the upper chest muscles, with both shoulders and triceps helping. While the exercises suggested below target the same (or similar) muscles, each movement is unique and offers different benefits. In the event of current or past injuries that ordinarily make the exercises difficult to perform, simple modifications in training can … Read more

Lower Chest Workout with Dumbbell Exercises

Building a big ‘ol chest that hangs is among the goals of every gym bro in existence, and for a good reason – it looks awesome! That said, it might be easier said than done, especially when you only have a pair of dumbbells.  Let’s look at the 5 best lower pec exercises you can do with … Read more