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

Pull Ups – Thumb Over or Under? (The Grip Lowdown)

Pull Ups Thumb Over or Under

It’s the timeless debate about pull ups – thumb over or under? Who’d have thought that the position of your thumb when performing pull ups would create so many opposing views? Surely there are more pressing matters to discuss when it comes to pull up? With that being said, thumb position does seem to have … Read more

Should You Lock Out on Pull Ups? The Debate Rages On

Should You Lock Out on Pull Ups

Who else wants to know – Should You Lock Out on Pull Ups? It’s the age-old argument when it comes to performing pull ups. There are those who imply that it can’t be a “proper” pull up if you don’t lock out. Whereas, there are others who say that in order to prevent joint issues … Read more

Forbidden Fitness Secrets Review – Ninja Trick or Total Scam?

Forbidden Fitness Secrets Review

Welcome to my Forbidden Fitness Secrets Review. The program creator is an inductee of the International Martial Arts Hall of Fame. He claims that he’ll share the “secrets” of The Shinobi, or as you probably know them, The Ninja. Regardless of your current strength, fitness, and mobility levels, the creator of Forbidden Fitness Secrets states … Read more

How Long Does it Take to Learn One-Arm Push Ups?

Learn One-Arm Push Ups

Ever wondered, “How Long Does it Take to Learn One-Arm Push Ups?” We all know that progression is the name of the game. However, certain bodyweight moves seem to be much harder to achieve. The one-arm push up is an extremely difficult calisthenics move to perform. But it’s something that most of us would love … Read more

The Russian Fighter Pull Up Program – Frequently Asked Questions

Russian Fighter Pull Up Program

The Russian Fighter Pull Up Program is something that I have both used and loved. I personally saw some fantastic results the first time I tried the program, going from a 14-rep max to 22 reps. Okay, admittedly this probably isn’t as good as many others. I know some people have literally doubled (or more) … Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Calisthenics Review

The Ultimate Guide to Calisthenics Review

Welcome to my “The Ultimate Guide to Calisthenics Review”. Let’s face facts, we’re all impressed by anyone who can perform advanced calisthenics. I mean, just watching someone hold a human flag, or a planche, is seriously awe-inspiring. Just the level of skill and strength required is remarkable, plus who wouldn’t want the ripped physique too. … Read more

The Pull Up Solution Review – The Best Program to Increase Pull Ups?

The Pull Up Solution Review

Welcome to my The Pull Up Solution Review. The pull up is often viewed as the ultimate test of strength and fitness. However, it also happens to be one of the most difficult bodyweight exercises to perform. In fact, many people struggle to even achieve their first ever pull up. Then again, there are others … Read more

Why Do I Feel Lat Pulldowns in My Triceps? (Issue Resolved)

Why Do I Feel Lat Pulldowns in My Triceps

I’ve come across a number of people who have asked, “Why Do I Feel Lat Pulldowns in My Triceps?” Initially, this seems like a strange question, as you’d expect to see mentions of the traps, biceps, or forearms, but definitely not the triceps. But as it turns out this is actually a “thing”. So, if … Read more

Are Your Lats Sore After Push Ups? Here’s 3 Reasons Why

Lats Sore After Push Ups

Anyone else find their lats sore after push ups? It’s a common complaint, and even one that I’ve experienced before. I generally perform a lot of push ups on a weekly basis, but I don’t usually feel any soreness or discomfort. With that being said, every now and then I’ll really go for it with … Read more