Is it Bad to Deadlift Two Days in a Row? (How About 5?)

Is it Bad to Deadlift Two Days in a Row

A common question that I see is, “is it Bad to Deadlift Two Days in a Row?” There could be various reasons that you wish to deadlift more than the conventional “once a week”. However, as the deadlift is such a fantastic exercise it makes sense to explore the idea of doing it more often. … Read more

Which Hand Holds the Weight in a Single-Leg Deadlift?

Which Hand Holds Weight in Single-Leg Deadlift

Have you ever wondered which hand holds the weight in a single-leg deadlift? We all know that deadlifts are a fantastic exercise and there are so many variations to choose from. The single-leg deadlift is ideal to develop single-leg strength. Single-leg deadlifts help to build explosive strength. This is great for anyone who participates in … Read more

Why Do I Feel Hip Thrusts in My Hamstrings? 6 Things You Need to Do

Why Do I Feel Hip Thrusts in My Hamstrings

Who’s asked, “Why Do I Feel Hip Thrusts in My Hamstrings?” I know I certainly have. We all know that hip thrusts are probably the best glute exercise there is. However, there is a tendency to feel the movement in the hamstrings, as opposed to the glutes. The following tips will help you to get … Read more

Why Do I Feel Hamstring Curls in My Calves? 5 Things You Need to Know

Why Do I Feel Hamstring Curls in My Calves

Who else wants to know, “Why Do I Feel Hamstring Curls in My Calves?” It must be one of the most annoying things about the hamstring curl machine. You seem to be activating, stimulating and working every muscle except the hamstrings. And most notably the calves seem to bear the brunt of your curls. So, … Read more

Why Are My Hamstrings Sore After Squats?

Hamstrings Sore After Squats

Have you ever asked, “Why Are My Hamstrings Sore After Squats?” We all know that the squat is the “King of Lower Body Exercises”. So, we expect the quads, glutes, hamstrings, and supporting muscles to be worked. In fact, there’s nothing that gives you DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness) quite like a good session of … Read more

Will Pistol Squats Build Muscle? (Not As Much As You’d Hope)

Will Pistol Squats Build Muscle

Who else wants to know, “Will Pistol Squats Build Muscle?” You can’t help but be impressed when you see someone perform a pistol squat. It actually looks really simple, but for anyone who’s ever attempted their first ever pistol squat, they know otherwise. Pistol squats are definitely a learned skill that may take some time … Read more

Can Lunges Replace Squats? Here’s 5 Reasons They Can

Can Lunges Replace Squats

There are many reasons you may ask, “Can Lunges Replace Squats?” Perhaps you suffer with lower back pain whenever you squat. Maybe squats put your knees under extreme stress. Then again, it could be that you just don’t like squatting. Whatever your reasons, let’s see if lunges can really replace squats. Can Lunges Replace Squats? … Read more

Are Squats and Deadlifts Enough For Legs? (The Truth Revealed)

Are Squats and Deadlifts Enough For Legs

Ever wondered if squats and deadlifts are enough for legs? It may be true that variety is the spice of life, but when it comes to training, less is often more. So, do you really need to be performing a ton of leg exercises in order to stimulate growth? Or are the “Big Two” enough? … Read more

6 Reasons For Foot Cramps During Bulgarian Split Squats

Foot Cramps During Bulgarian Split Squats

Am I the only one who gets terrible foot cramps during Bulgarian split squats? From my research, it appears I am not alone. In fact, foot cramps while performing Bulgarian split squats seems to be an extremely common occurrence. As it turns out there are a number of reasons for this, although they all seem … Read more