To Lock Out or Not to Lock Out: The Pull-Up Elbow Dilemma Solved

A Muscular Man Performing Pull Ups

Yes, you should lock out on pull ups, as this also trains the connective tissues, i.e. ligaments, tendons, and bones. If you never lock out these connective tissues will gradually become weaker, which is typically why injuries occur. You can still maintain full muscle tension even when you lock out. Why I Believe You Should … 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

Is it Better to Do 100 Push Ups at Once or Throughout the Day?

Two Animated Characters Doing Push Ups and the Text, "Is it Better to Do 100 Push Ups at Once or Throughout the Day?"

I’m sure you’ve read countless articles or watched many YouTube videos about doing 100 push ups a day. In fact, a popular way to perform the exercise is to do 100 push ups per day for 30 days. And, no doubt, you’re amazed by the physique transformations of these people doing 3,000 reps of push … Read more

Why Does My Hip Pop During Mountain Climbers? (Revealed!)

Why Does My Hip Pop During Mountain Climbers?

It’s annoying, sometimes painful, and it sounds utterly gross. I am of course referring to the popping sound your hips make whenever you perform mountain climbers. You know as well as me that this shouldn’t be happening. But, is this something for you to worry about? Have you perhaps caused an injury that you’re not … Read more

What is a Navy Seal Burpee? (Plus an INSANE Challenge)

The Navy emblem, a Sailor, and a Man Performing Burpees

I’m a massive fan of burpees, but I always thought they were difficult enough just performing the standard variation. And then someone had to go and make them 10 times harder (well, 3 times harder if you want me to be precise). I give you the Navy Seal Burpee. Clearly, any exercise with the words … Read more

100 Burpees Burn How Many Calories? Here’s the Answer

A Group of People in a Fitness Class Performing Burpees

A person weighing 150lbs would burn 119 calories per 100 burpees, whereas a person weighing 180lbs would burn 143 calories, and a person weighing 210lbs would burn 167 calories. The number of calories burned during 100 burpees will vary based on weight, intensity, metabolism, and level of physical conditioning. Calories Burned Per Burpee According to … Read more