Introduction If someone asks me to choose my favorite movement to strengthen the upper body, my answer will be “Pull-ups” without a second thought. Pull-ups have always been one of the most effective bodyweight movements for upper body strength, but the problem is, a large chunk of the population can not perform even a single… Continue reading What Band Should I Use For Assisted Pull-up?
Introduction Whether you see some gym motivational videos or pro-bodybuilders training at the gym, we usually see them grinding on weight training machines more often. While many weight-training enthusiasts can be seen mocking the machines for not being the most effective way for strength building and gaining muscle size but on other hand we see… Continue reading Why Do Bodybuilders Use Machines For Training – 7 Reasons
Introduction Many teenage lifters try to imitate what big lifters are doing at the gym; They try to train like elite lifters, they try to dress like them as well. But many people still can’t get an answer to a simple question, “Why do bodybuilders workout in hoodies?”. When I started training I used to… Continue reading 7 Reasons: Why Do Bodybuilders Workout In Hoodie.
Intro: When it comes to the use of gloves while training, the whole fitness community can be divided into two groups with distinct opinions about gloves. Walk into the weight room and you will encounter two types of lifters, one who is in favor of wearing gloves and the other is not willing to wear… Continue reading Do Wearing Gloves Help Bench Press? Pros & Cons Of Using Them.
Many guys have been coming to me and asking whether they need to purchase lifting gloves or lifting straps, we covered a whole article on this subject now. Both the gloves and straps work wonderfully well to relieve wrist discomfort and assist in lifting more weights. But both have their own distinct differences which should… Continue reading Gloves or Straps For Pull-ups: Which is better?
I received an email from one of our readers named Scotty, he is in high school and an avid fitness enthusiast, he asked: “I would like to know about the importance of grip strength and whether it can really help in improving the PR in the bench press, deadlift and pull-ups”. Although it might sound… Continue reading Does Grip Strength Help Bench Press & Pullups?