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

Why Do I Feel Rows in My Traps? (6 Things You Should Know)

Why Do I Feel Rows in My Traps

I’ve heard many people ask, “Why Do I Feel Rows in My Traps?” Any row variation, barring the upright row, is typically performed to target the muscles of the upper back, especially the lats. So, if you’re feeling rows in your upper traps this points to a flaw in your form. I shall cover each … Read more

Why Do I Feel Lat Pulldowns in My Forearms? (6 Factors to Consider)

Why Do I Feel Lat Pulldowns in My Forearms

It’s a question that gets asked all the time, “Why Do I Feel Lat Pulldowns in My Forearms?” Firstly, your forearms and biceps will typically always fatigue before your upper back and lats. Therefore, as you perform higher reps or use heavier weights, you may well feel the movement in your forearms. However, if you … Read more

Why Do Squats Hurt My Tailbone? (Here’s 7 Reasons Why)

Why Do Squats Hurt My Tailbone

A common question when it comes to using a loaded barbell is, “Why Do Squats Hurt My Tailbone?” Squats are without doubt one of the greatest exercises ever (if not the greatest). However, from time-to-time we all experience certain issues with the movement. Possibly, one of most annoying, and worrying, is when you feel a … Read more

Why Do I Feel Romanian Deadlifts in My Lower Back? (Here’s 5 Reasons Why)

Why Do I Feel Romanian Deadlifts in My Lower Back

Have you ever asked, “Why Do I Feel Romanian Deadlifts in My Lower Back?” Romanian deadlifts are a fantastic exercise for building muscle and strength in the glutes and hamstrings. In fact, they are often the “go-to” exercise when it comes to training the lower part of the posterior chain. However, many of you will … Read more

Why Does My Back Crack When I Do Push Ups? (5 Factors to Consider)

Why Does My Back Crack When I Do Push Ups

Ever wondered, “Why Does My Back Crack When I Do Push Ups?” It’s a weird sensation, but more often than not it doesn’t cause you any pain or discomfort. With that being said, back cracking during push ups (or any exercise for that matter) doesn’t exactly feel normal. And I’m sure this may even concern … Read more

Why Does My Back Arch When I Do Push Ups? (Here’s 4 Reasons Why)

Why Does My Back Arch When I Do Push Ups

Who else wants to know, “Why Does My Back Arch When I Do Push Ups?” On the face of it, push ups are a fairly simple exercise to perform. However, this doesn’t mean that push ups don’t have certain technical aspects which will help you adhere to perfect form. Something that may be causing you … Read more

Why Do I Feel Pull Ups in My Chest? (5 Factors to Consider)

Why Do I Feel Pull Ups in My Chest

Ever wondered, “Why Do I Feel Pull Ups in My Chest?” Pull ups are viewed as primarily an upper back, lat, and bicep exercise. So, realistically whenever you perform pull ups you should feel it in these muscles. With that being said, a common complaint is that many people tend to feel pull ups in … Read more

Should You Cross Your Legs When Doing Pull Ups? (3 Things You Need to Know)

Should You Cross Your Legs When Doing Pull Ups

Ever wondered, “Should You Cross Your Legs When Doing Pull Ups?” I’m sure I’m not the only one who’s thought about the ideal leg position when performing pull ups. The standard “go-to” method seems to involve crossing your legs at the ankles with your feet behind you. However, is this the most effective method? Let’s … Read more

Why Do Pull Ups Hurt My Neck? (6 Factors to Consider)

Why Do Pull Ups Hurt My Neck

Who else wants to know, “Why Do Pull Ups Hurt My Neck?” I’m sure we can all agree that pull ups are a fantastic exercise. When it comes to building upper body size and strength, especially in the upper back, lats, and biceps, there are few better exercises. However, let’s face facts, pull ups are … Read more