Why Are Ring Pull Ups Harder? (5 Things You Need to Know)

Why Are Ring Pull Ups Harder

If you’ve ever tried them you’ve probably asked, “Why Are Ring Pull Ups Harder?” It’s not unheard-of to be able to crank out 10 easy pull ups on a fixed, straight bar. However, the second you try to show off your pull up prowess on rings you can barely do one decent rep. So, what … Read more

Why Does My Mouth Taste Sweet After Working Out? (6 Things You Should Know)

Why Does My Mouth Taste Sweet After Working Out

Have you ever wondered, “Why Does My Mouth Taste Sweet After Working Out?” I’m sure I’m not the only one who’s been slightly freaked-out by that sweet taste in my mouth. Some workout days you taste it, whereas other days you don’t. There’s no rhyme nor reason to it, but it does seem strange. In … Read more

Why Do My Ribs Hurt When I Do Push Ups? (Here’s 3 Reasons Why)

Why Do My Ribs Hurt When I Do Push Ups

It’s a question I hear asked time-and-time again, “Why Do My Ribs Hurt When I Do Push Ups?” We all know what a fantastic exercise push ups are. They work the chest, shoulders, and triceps, so it’s not uncommon to feel soreness in these muscles. Then again, you may even feel push ups in your … Read more

How Do I Make My Pecs Square? (4 Square Pec Facts)

How Do I Make My Pecs Square

It’s a question I see asked time-and-time again, “How Do I Make My Pecs Square?” For some reason many guys much prefer the squared-pec look to the rounded. I guess it’s the allure of that overall well-developed, rock-solid, flat-looking set of pecs. However, no matter how hard you try you just can’t seem to produce … Read more

Are Dips and Push Ups Enough For Chest? (5 Chest-Developing Facts)

Are Dips and Push Ups Enough For Chest

Have you ever wondered, “Are Dips and Push Ups Enough For Chest?” It’s a question I see asked fairly often. I would hazard a guess that those asking either don’t have access to a barbell bench press area, or simply don’t like the exercise. I will say that there isn’t one sole exercise that is … Read more

Why Do Lunges Hurt My Toes? (6 Factors to Consider)

Why Do Lunges Hurt My Toes

Surely I can’t be the only one who’s asked, “Why Do Lunges Hurt My Toes?” Lunges are a great exercise, but they don’t come without their issues. I know many of you may struggle with balance during lunges. However, there’s nothing worse than that aching in your toes whenever you perform lunges. In fact, this … Read more

Why Do I Feel Burpees in My Groin? (Here’s 5 Reasons Why)

Why Do I Feel Burpees in My Groin

Anyone else wondered, “Why Do I Feel Burpees in My Groin?” Burpees are without doubt a great exercise for muscle, strength, and conditioning. But, they also happen to be an exercise that we all love to hate. Let’s face facts, burpees are hard. However, just to make matters worse, burpees can cause certain aches, pains, … Read more

Why Do I Shake So Much When Doing a Plank? (4 Factors to Consider)

Why Do I Shake So Much When Doing a Plank

Ever wondered, “Why Do I Shake So Much When Doing a Plank?” Whether you’re new to exercise or a seasoned athlete, I’m sure you experienced the sensation of shaking during planks. For some of you this may not occur until you’re well into your “set”. Whereas for others you are literally trembling violently after no … Read more

Why Are My Hamstrings Still Sore After a Week? (5 Things You Should Know)

Why Are My Hamstrings Still Sore After a Week

Who’s asked, “Why Are My Hamstrings Still Sore After a Week?” We all experience muscle soreness, or DOMS, from time-to-time. But, there’s nothing worse than when this soreness seems to linger for more time than you would hope. This is especially true of the hamstrings, and it’s not unheard-of to still be “feeling it” up … Read more

Why Don’t I Feel Lunges in My Glutes? (Here’s 5 Things You Should Do)

Why Don’t I Feel Lunges in My Glutes

Who else wants to know, “Why Don’t I Feel Lunges in My Glutes?” Lunges are a fantastic exercise that typically focus on the quads, glutes, and hamstrings. However, many of us find that the quads seem to take over and we don’t feel lunges as much in the other target muscles. This is especially true … Read more