Can I Do Upper/Lower 6 Days a Week? (Revealed!)

Can I Do Upper/Lower 6 Days a Week

So, you’ve tried a number of training splits including push/pull/legs and the bro-split. However, you’ve finally settled on the upper/lower body split, as you find that this works best for you. That being said, you typically find that most programs call for performing upper/lower as a 4-day split, and perhaps occasionally a 5-day split. But, … Read more

Should I Hold My Breath During Bench Press? (Revealed!)

Should I Hold My Breath During Bench Press

Have you ever noticed that you occasionally hold your breath when you bench press? Plus, this may even help you to bench more effectively. But, should you really be holding your breath? Is holding your breath dangerous? Or is this a legitimate bench press breathing technique? Let’s find out. You can hold your breath during … Read more

Is PPL Better Than Upper/Lower? (Everything You Need to Know)

Is PPL Better Than Upper/Lower

For all the training plans there are out there, many of us typically settle on push/pull/legs or an upper/lower split. These are two fantastic ways to train and you can definitely pack on size and strength with both. However, is one better than the other? Should you focus more on PPL for muscle? Or will … Read more

How Much Easier is Bench Press on a Smith Machine? (Explained!)

How Much Easier is Bench Press on a Smith Machine

So, you want to know how much easier bench press is on a Smith machine? In effect, we’re back to the age-old argument – free weights vs. machines. This is not to say that machine exercises are ineffective, as you can still build muscle and strength. However, you’re probably also wondering how much more you … Read more

Why Do My Calves Hurt When I Squat? (6 Factors to Consider)

Why Do My Calves Hurt When I Squat

If your calves hurt whenever you squat it’s likely this is affecting you both in terms of good technique and the amount of weight lifted. However, it’s actually more of a common problem than you’d think. In fact, an extremely high percentage of lifters experience calf pain when they squat. Does this mean you’re doing … Read more

Why Am I Feeling Skull Crushers in My Chest? (Explained!)

Feeling Skull Crushers in Chest

Are you feeling skull crushers in your chest? Don’t worry, you’re not alone, as I’ve certainly experienced this, and I know many others have too. Skull crushers are without doubt a fantastic exercise for the triceps. However, I know only too well that you may not always feel the movement just in your triceps. And … Read more

Why Does My Lower Back Hurt When I Leg Press? (Solved!)

Why Does My Lower Back Hurt When I Leg Press

The leg press, whether seated or incline, is typically viewed as one of the best exercises for quad hypertrophy. However, this doesn’t mean it comes without its problems, and lower back pain is quite common. With that being said, if you adhere to a few “rules” you’ll be able to take the pressure off your … Read more

10 Bench Press Tips By Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (According to Artificial Intelligence)

It Doesn't Matter What My 10 Bench Press Tips Are!

Whether you realise it or not, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is taking over the world. From facial to voice recognition, chatbots, Siri, Alexa, Cortana, E-payments, maps and navigation, the list is endless. So, I decided to use Artificial Intelligence, in the form of ChatGPT, to provide some bench press tips. I simply asked ChatGPT to: “Give … Read more