Does Your Knee Touch the Ground During Lunges? (5 Reasons Not To)

Does Your Knee Touch the Ground During Lunges

It’s a commonly-asked question, “Does Your Knee Touch the Ground During Lunges?” Depending on who you ask, you’ll receive a wide variety of answers. Funnily enough, I’ve noticed that the majority of physical therapists seem to respond in the affirmative. Whereas, personal trainers and certified coaches will say there is no need for the knee … Read more

Do Deadlifts Have to Touch the Ground? (Explained!)

Do Deadlifts Have to Touch the Ground

I decided to search, “Do Deadlifts Have to Touch the Ground?” on a number of popular online forums. I have my own opinion of this subject, but I just wanted to see what others had to say. My forums of choice were Quora, Reddit, and, as this exact question had been asked and answered … Read more

Why Can’t I Feel Squats in My Glutes? (it’s Butt Wake-Up Time)

Why Don't I Feel Squats in My Glutes?

We’ve all heard various quotes about squats and a great booty Basically, if you want a beautiful butt then you gotta squat. So, what the hell is going on when you squat, but you feel absolutely nothing in your glutes? The main reason you don’t feel squats in your glutes is due to an incorrect … Read more

Don’t Feel Deadlifts in Your Hamstrings? Here’s How to Fix it

Don’t Feel Deadlifts in Hamstrings

Today, I’d like to discuss what you should do if you don’t feel deadlifts in your hamstrings. Or your glutes for that matter. Firstly, I’m pleased you’ve found your way here because it tells me that you understand the deadlift exercise better than most. The deadlift is without doubt a lower-body exercise, and not a … Read more

Do Bodyweight Squats Build Muscle? (it Depends!)

Animated figures perfroming bodyweight squats and the text, "Do Bodyweight Squats Build Muscle?"

I’m someone who has probably performed bodyweight squats in their millions over the years. And no, that isn’t an exaggeration. I’ve been through stages of doing high-rep squat workouts for many weeks on end, as well as using them for warm ups, or even as active rest between sets. So, I guess if anyone is … Read more

Goblet Squat Workout (& All You’ll EVER Need to Know About Goblet Squats)

Goblet Squat Workout

Today I’d like to introduce you to my ever so simple goblet squat workout (well a few workouts to be more precise). The goblet squat happens to be one of my favourite exercises ever. I’ve even managed to create a small army of goblet squat followers and fans at my local gym. These are guys … Read more

Bodyweight Calf Exercises (Can You Get MASSIVE Calves Without Weights?)

Bodyweight Calf Exercises

Welcome to the very frustrating world of calves, although more specifically, welcome to my article about bodyweight calf exercises. Calves are notoriously difficult to grow. In fact, so much so that many of us completely avoid training them. However, merely catching sight of someone with a set of toned, well-developed, and muscular calves is often … Read more