Is it Normal to Have Shoulder Bruises From Squats? (7 Facts & Fixes)

Shoulder Bruises From Squats

Have you experienced shoulder bruises from squats? If so, I’m sure you’re wondering whether this is normal. Should you wear these bruises as a badge of honour or are you doing something wrong? I’ll now explain everything you need to know about squat bruises and what you can do about it. Shoulder Bruises From Squats … Read more

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

Should You Squat With a Mirror? (4 Things You Need to Know)

Should You Squat With a Mirror

It’s a frequently asked question, “Should You Squat With a Mirror?” Most commercial gyms have a squat rack set up right in front of a huge mirror. But, every so often you may visit a new gym (yeah, it happens) and find that you have to squat without a mirror. You typically struggle and your … Read more

Why Don’t Crossfitters Bench Press? (Here’s 4 Things You Should Know)

Why Don’t Crossfitters Bench Press

Have you ever wondered, “Why Don’t Crossfitters Bench Press?” You’ll typically see Crossfitters perform some of the most impressive strength and conditioning workouts of the day. However, more often than not there seems to be a primary focus on Olympic lifts and bodyweight exercises. So, is the bench press banished from Crossfit? And if so, … 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

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

Why Do My Calves Hurt When I Squat

Who’s asked, “Why Do My Calves Hurt When I Squat?” 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 something wrong? Is there a way to fix this? Allow me to reveal all. Why Do … Read more

Should I Eat More on Leg Day? (5 Leg Day Eating Facts)

Should I Eat More on Leg Day

It’s something that most of us have thought about at one time or another, “Should I Eat More On Leg Day?” Whenever you train legs you know you’re in for a session of torture. There’s not many of us who don’t leave the gym either limping or barely able to walk. Plus, no matter how … 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

Why Aren’t My Quads Growing? (5 Quad-Blasting Tips)

Why Aren’t My Quads Growing

It’s something that most of us want to know, “Why Aren’t My Quads Growing?” No matter how many squats, leg presses, and leg extensions you do your quads never seem to pack on mass. In fact, you may even find that you’re getting stronger, pushing more weight, and yet your quads are still stagnant in … Read more

Can You Bench Press on a Bed? (5 NON-Bench Press Facts)

Can You Bench Press on a Bed

Who else wants to know, “Can You Bench Press on a Bed?” Unfortunately, you don’t have access to a bench, but you still want to bench press. The first thing that most of us think of is benching on our bed. Seems perfectly reasonable, doesn’t it? However, is using your bed really a viable option … Read more