Are Squats and Deadlifts Enough For Legs? (The Truth Revealed)

Are Squats and Deadlifts Enough For Legs

Ever wondered if squats and deadlifts are enough for legs? It may be true that variety is the spice of life, but when it comes to training, less is often more. So, do you really need to be performing a ton of leg exercises in order to stimulate growth? Or are the “Big Two” enough? … Read more

How to Stop Swinging During Hanging Leg Raises (7 Tips)

Stop Swinging Hanging Leg Raises

Do you want to know how to stop swinging during hanging leg raises? I think we can all agree that the hanging leg raise is probably one of the best ab exercises going. However, there’s nothing more annoying than being unable to stop yourself swinging while performing the movement. This typically takes all the focus … Read more

Is Doing a Push Up the Same as Benching Your Weight?

Is Doing a Push Up the Same as Benching Your Weight

Ever wondered, “Is Doing a Push Up the Same as Benching Your Weight?” I would hazard a guess that most of you already have an inkling to the correct answer. Basically, you can literally feel the difference whenever you perform push ups or the bench press. However, I wanted to delve a little further into … Read more

Why Am I So Tired After Deadlifts? (Here’s 7 Reasons Why)

Tired After Deadlifts

Anyone else feel really tired after deadlifts? I often have a big deadlifting session and I’m typically completely spent afterwards. In fact, there have been times when I’ve fallen asleep for a good couple of hours after training. It appears that I’m not alone, and this is a fairly common occurrence. So, let’s look at … Read more

How Many Burpees to Burn Off a Donut? (9 Types of Donut)

How Many Burpees to Burn Off a Donut

It turns out that, “How Many Burpees to Burn Off a Donut?” is an extremely popular search on Google. I’m forever checking out the weird and wonderful things that we tend to search for via the Big G, and this one definitely caught my eye. I note that it is the US spelling, i.e. donut, … Read more

7 Reasons for Lower Back Pain When Doing Burpees

Lower Back Pain When Doing Burpees

Do you get lower back pain when doing burpees? This is a common occurrence if your form isn’t quite right. There are various reasons why you may experience lower back pain, and many of these are also due to fatigue setting in. However, if you concentrate on fixing the following issues, then you’re burpees should … Read more

6 Reasons For Foot Cramps During Bulgarian Split Squats

Foot Cramps During Bulgarian Split Squats

Am I the only one who gets terrible foot cramps during Bulgarian split squats? From my research, it appears I am not alone. In fact, foot cramps while performing Bulgarian split squats seems to be an extremely common occurrence. As it turns out there are a number of reasons for this, although they all seem … Read more

Does Your Knee Touch the Ground During Lunges? (5 Reasons Not To)

Does Your Knee Touch the Ground During Lunges

It’s a commonly-asked question, “Does Your Knee Touch the Ground During Lunges?” Depending on who you ask, you’ll receive a wide variety of answers. Funnily enough, I’ve noticed that the majority of physical therapists seem to respond in the affirmative. Whereas, personal trainers and certified coaches will say there is no need for the knee … Read more

4 Things to do if Your Calluses Hurt When Doing Pull Ups

Calluses Hurt When Doing Pull Ups

Do your calluses hurt when doing pull ups? Calluses are almost like a badge of honour when you start training. We expect changes in our body, such as building muscle, getting stronger, and reducing body fat. However, our skin, especially that of the hands, also undergoes certain changes. Calluses typically form on the pads of … Read more

Can Push Ups Reduce Belly Fat? 5 Stomach Slimming Push Up Tips

Can Push Ups Reduce Belly Fat

They may be viewed as one of the best bodyweight exercises ever, but can push ups reduce belly fat? We typically view the push up as an exercise that works the chest, shoulders, and triceps. However, there is far more to this fantastic exercise than first meets the eye. So, check out the following tips … Read more