Should Your Chest Touch The Ground When Doing Push Ups?

Should Your Chest Touch The Ground When Doing Push Ups

Ever wondered, “Should Your Chest Touch The Ground When Doing Push Ups?” The push up is probably one of the most basic and simplest of exercises there is, so you wouldn’t think there would be too much room for confusion. However, in search of performing the perfect push up, you typically look for a gold … Read more

Why Do Calf Raises Hurt My Glutes? (4 Things You Should Know)

Why Do Calf Raises Hurt My Glutes

Who else has wondered, “Why Do Calf Raises Hurt My Glutes?” I guess we all know that the calves are some of the hardest and most frustrating muscles to grow. Basically, you can throw everything you’ve got at your calves and it often feels like they’re getting even smaller. However, just to add to your … Read more

Why Do Leg Extensions Burn So Bad? (4 Factors to Consider)

Why Do Leg Extensions Burn So Bad

Have you ever wondered, “Why Do Leg Extensions Burn So Bad?” Personally, I can’t think of another exercise where I “feel the burn” as much as I do with leg extensions. Now, don’t get me wrong, you can certainly feel the muscles working with pretty much all exercises you perform (when done correctly with good … Read more

Why Do My Legs Shake On Leg Press? (3 Things You Need to Know)

Why Do My Legs Shake On Leg Press

Have you ever wondered, “Why Do My Legs Shake On Leg Press?” I’m sure you’ve experienced this weird “leg-shaking” before. Perhaps even during leg extensions or squats. However, more often than not you notice it when you’re leg pressing. So, what exactly is going on here? Allow me to explain. Why Do My Legs Shake … Read more

Why Are My Quads Sore After Deadlifts? (4 Factors to Consider)

Why Are My Quads Sore After Deadlifts

Have you ever asked, “Why Are My Quads Sore After Deadlifts?” Deadlifts are probably one of the best strength exercises that you should be doing. Plus, they hit a huge number of muscle groups in the body. However, even though deadlifts are primarily a lower body exercise, they should be more taxing on the posterior … Read more

Is it Better to Squat Barefoot? (4 Factors to Consider)

Is it Better to Squat Barefoot

Ever wondered, “Is it Better to Squat Barefoot?” It’s almost like a new craze. Everywhere you look in the gym people seem to be walking around shoeless. Okay, it’s deemed acceptable for a yoga or Pilates class. However, many people appear to be going barefoot nowadays even while pumping iron. And this is especially true … Read more

Why Can’t I Feel My Quads During Squats? (4 Things You Should Know)

Why Can’t I Feel My Quads During Squats

Who else wants to know, “Why Can’t I Feel My Quads During Squats?” I think most of us would agree that squats are one of the best (if not the best) exercises in existence. Often lauded as the “King of Exercises”, this lower body movement seems to have it all. However, one of the most … Read more

Can I Just Bench Squat and Deadlift? (Here’s What You Should Know)

Can I Just Bench Squat and Deadlift

Have you ever wondered, “Can I Just Bench Squat and Deadlift?” The “Big 3” are often viewed as the Holy Grail of workouts. You’ll always hear people telling you that if you want to get stronger then train squats, bench presses, and deadlifts. There will be others who will categorically state that you get jacked … Read more

Why Can’t I Straighten My Arms After Bicep Workout?

Why Can’t I Straighten My Arms After Bicep Workout

Anyone else ever asked, “Why Can’t I Straighten My Arms After Bicep Workout?” I’m pretty sure we’ve all been there before. You hit the biceps with a great workout, but the following day (or the day after) you simply can’t straighten your arms. In fact, your arms pretty much become useless for a few days. … Read more