Why Do I Feel Lat Pulldowns in My Chest? (Solved!)

Why Do I Feel Lat Pulldowns in My Chest

It sounds funny to even be talking about feeling lat pulldowns in your chest. However, if you’ve experienced this, you know it’s no laughing matter. Granted, lat pulldowns are a lat exercise, so if you’re going to feel them anywhere it should be the lats. That being said, there are of course many stabiliser muscles … Read more

Why Does My Armpit Hurt After Pull Ups? (Solved!)

Why Does My Armpit Hurt After Pull Ups

It actually sounds quite weird to say, “Why Does My Armpit Hurt After Pull Ups?” However, if you’re in pain, then you know that this is all too real. Should you actually be feeling your armpits during or after pull ups? Is this an indication that you’re perhaps doing something wrong? In this article I’ll … Read more

Why Do I Get Forearm Pain From Pull Ups? (Explained!)

Forearm Pain From Pull Ups

I can assure you that you;re not the only person who experiences forearm pain from pull ups. In fact, this is an extremely common occurrence. So much so, that I personally know of people who have had to give up pull ups altogether because of excruciating forearm pain. However, there really was no need, as … Read more

Why Can’t I Keep My Back Straight When I Squat? (Explained!)

Can’t Keep Back Straight During Squat

So, you want to know, “Why Can’t I Keep My Back Straight When I Squat?” As hard as you try, you always seem to end up with an unnatural curvature of the spine whenever you squat. Then again, perhaps you have an excessive forward lean. And of course, you know just how bad this is … Read more

Why Do I Get Mid-Back Pain From the Rowing Machine? (Explained!)

Mid-Back Pain From Rowing Machine

Do you experience mid-back pain from the rowing machine? If so, you’re not alone, as this is something that tends to plague many recreational gym-rowers. That being said, I’m sure you’re aware of just how painful this can be. Plus, your mid-back pain literally stops you from rowing in your tracks, and puts an end … Read more

Why Do I Get Mid-Back Pain During Bicep Curls? (Solved!)

Mid-Back Pain During Bicep Curls

It almost sounds strange to say, “Why Do I Get Mid-Back Pain During Bicep Curls?” I mean, you’re training your biceps, so obviously you should be feeling it in your biceps. Okay, I’ll admit that there are times when you may feel bicep curls in your forearms, wrists, elbows, and even shoulders. But, surely not … Read more

Why Do I Feel Deadlift in Chest? (Solved!)

Feel Deadlift in Chest

It actually sounds completely wrong to say, “Why Do I Feel Deadlift in Chest?” I mean, deadlifts are probably one of the greatest posterior chain exercises ever. So, if you’re going to “feel” deadlifts anywhere, surely it will be in the muscle groups at the back of the body. However, I know that I myself … Read more

Why Does My Back Bruise When I Bench Press? (Solved!)

Back Bruise From Bench Press

It sounds really weird to even say, “Why Does My Back Bruise When I Bench Press?” I mean, you wouldn’t typically expect to get bruises without something coming into contact with the body. Plus, bruising on your back from bench pressing just doesn’t seem right. So, is this a cause for concern? Are you benching … Read more

Is There an Ideal Pull Up to Chin Up Ratio? (Explained!)

Pull Up to Chin Up Ratio

If you’re wondering whether there is a specific pull up to chin up ratio you should aim for then I’ve got you covered. I will hazard a guess that you find chin ups easier to perform than pull ups. However, perhaps you’re slightly concerned by how much of a difference in reps there is between … Read more