Skipping your warm-up or only doing a few light reps before lifting heavy weights can hinder your lifting potential (performance), put you at high risk of injury, and might leave you too sore for the gym the next day. But we won’t let a lack of preparation hold you back from reaching your lifting goals!
Excessive leaning forward in a squat makes it feel gross, increases injury risk, and needlessly limits the weight you can lift. The real problem is that this is a common issue that you’re probably dealing with. Most people still need to work on this issue or refine their technique, even past the novice stage. For
Hip (flexor) pain is characterized by a sharp or pinging sensation in the front of the hips, particularly when reaching the bottom position of the squat. Many people assume that a “tight” hip flexor is the reason for their pain. But this ‘self-diagnosis’ is often made without proper assessment. While tightness in the hip flexor
Should you include deadlifts on your back or leg day? What day should you do deadlifts for best results? This blog post will provide all the necessary information to clear any doubts & guide you toward making an instructed decision for your upcoming workout. Understanding Deadlifts: Is It a Back or Leg Exercise? Deadlift is
The leg press offers a variety of foot positions and stances! You can effectively target specific leg muscles by adjusting your foot placement on the platform. To better understand the various foot positions and the muscles they target, let’s first clarify what a leg press is and why it’s such a loved exercise. What Is
Squats and Deadlifts are popular strength exercises used by novice and experienced ”weightlifters” to develop the hamstrings, quads, and glutes. While performing both exercises in the same workout (or on the same day) is possible, it’s essential to consider your fitness goals, past and current injuries, and the demands it has on your body. Combining
Wrist pain during bench press can be a pesky hindrance to your progress. It’s disheartening to finally reach your heaviest lift and then be stopped by wrist pain. But don’t worry; there’s no need to give up chest exercises. In this blog, you’ll discover why your wrist hurts while bench pressing and what you can