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? The UNANIMOUS Opinion

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

5 Tips if You Don’t Feel Squats in Your Glutes

Why Don't I Feel Squats in My Glutes

A common complaint I often hear is, “Why Don’t I Feel Squats in My Glutes?” Firstly, if anyone ever tells you that squats don’t build glutes, ignore them and walk away. When performed correctly, the squat is probably the greatest lower body exercise. The glutes happen to be the largest muscle in the lower body … 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? The Truth Revealed

Do Bodyweight Squats Build Muscle

Today, I’d like to answer the question, “Do Bodyweight Squats Build Muscle?” You’ll generally hear a vast array of opposing opinions. So, it’s difficult to know whether you can pack on size with bodyweight squats or whether you’re going to have to hit the weights. But, don’t worry I’ve got you covered, and will reveal … Read more

3 SIMPLE Exercises to Strengthen Hip Flexors (This is Easy)

Exercises to Strengthen Hip Flexors

Today I’d like to introduce you to a few exercises to strengthen hip flexors. I’m guessing that strengthening the hip flexors isn’t something that many people think about, and I know for many years that I didn’t. However, following a lower spinal disc injury a number of years ago, it became blatantly obvious to me … 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

Best Exercises For Hamstring Muscles (For Men & Women)

Best Exercises For Hamstring Muscles

My aim today is to introduce you to the best exercises for hamstring muscles. I never actually realised the importance of the hamstring muscles until that fateful day I managed to herniate two discs in my lower spine. During my numerous visits (and 1 week stay) to hospital, and the period of recuperation that followed … Read more