Are Behind the Neck Lat Pulldowns Dangerous? (Revealed!)

Are Behind the Neck Lat Pulldowns Dangerous

Lat pulldowns are a fantastic exercise for building your lats, although most of us perform them in front of the neck. That said, if you enter any gym you’re likely to see people performing them behind the neck too. However, you’ve probably heard that you shouldn’t bring lat pulldowns behind your head, simply because it … Read more

Why Do Barbell Rows Feel Awkward? (Solved & Explained!)

Why Do Barbell Rows Feel Awkward?

I’m just going to come out and say it, I’ve always had a loathing for barbell rows, simply because they feel so damn awkward. Don’t get me wrong, I still regularly perform them, as I know they are one of the best upper back and lat-building exercises. However, I always have a sense of resignation … Read more

Why Do I Feel Bent Over Rows in My Triceps? (Explained!)

Why Do I Feel Bent Over Rows in My Triceps

Are you feeling bent over rows in your triceps? It doesn’t quite sound right, does it? I mean, if you’re going to feel a pull-based exercise like rows anywhere in the arms you’d expect it to be the biceps. However, I know for a fact, that I personally, and I’m sure many of you, often … Read more

Why Does My Wrist Hurt When Doing Barbell Rows? (Explained!)

Why Does My Wrist Hurt When Doing Barbell Rows

I’m surely not the only person to have experienced wrist pain when performing barbell rows. In fact, I know this definitely isn’t the case, and many of you suffer with the same uncomfortable, and often painful, feeling. Your first thought is usually that you’re doing something wrong, and this is generally the case. Then again, … Read more

Why Do I Feel Bent Over Rows in My Hamstrings? (Explained)

Why Do I Feel Bent Over Rows in My Hamstrings

As fantastic an exercise for your upper back as bent over rows are, there’s nothing worse than feeling the movement in your hamstrings. You’ll generally find that you’re much more focused on your hamstrings, as opposed to the working muscles. Furthermore, this can also cause you to rush through your set or to use poor … Read more

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