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

Why Do I Feel Hip Thrusts in My Lower Back? (Solved!)

Why Do I Feel Hip Thrusts in My Lower Back

I can guarantee that you’re not the only one asking, “Why Do I Feel Hip Thrusts in My Lower Back?” In fact, as great an exercise as hip thrusts are, many of us typically experience discomfort or even pain when performing them. And unfortunately, this often occurs in the non-target muscles, such as the lower … Read more

When Should I Do Pull Ups in My Workout? (Solved!)

When Should I Do Pull Ups in My Workout

Love them or hate them, you can’t fail to recognize the importance of pull ups. So, when exactly should you do pull ups in your workout? Is there a preferred time to perform pull ups if you want to increase muscle and strength? Allow me to explain what you need to know, plus I’ve also … Read more

Should You Row As Much As You Bench? (Revealed!)

Should You Row As Much As You Bench

You’ll often hear about the chest/back balance, which is probably why you’re wondering whether you should row as much as you bench. So, I would hazard a guess the reason you’re thinking about this is that there’s quite a difference between how much you bench and row. But, is this really something you should be … Read more

Bent Over Rows – 12 Lat-Expanding Questions (Answered)

Bent Over Rows

Bent over rows are one of the big, heavy, barbell, compound movements. However, for some reason exercises like squats, deadlifts, and bench press get all the glory. With that being said, if you really want to fill out your t-shirt or look impressive on the beach then you need to be training your back. 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

Should the Bar Touch Your Chest on Lat Pulldowns? (4 Things You Should Know)

Should the Bar Touch Your Chest on Lat Pulldowns

It’s one of those things that you’re never 100% sure about, “Should the Bar Touch Your Chest on Lat Pulldowns?” In fact, you could ask 3 different people the same question, and receive 3 completely different answers, as to where the bar should end up. With that being said, more often than not you’ll be … Read more

Is it Okay to Do Biceps Before Back Day? (Here’s 5 Things You Should Know)

Is it Okay to Do Biceps Before Back Day

I was actually surprised to see this question asked so often, “Is it Okay to Do Biceps Before Back Day?” However, I guess we all have different training schedules. Plus, our bodies typically react differently to exercise. With that being said, something doesn’t feel quite right about training biceps before back day, does it? So, … Read more