When you resistance train for a sufficient duration, be it with barbells, dumbbells, machines, or even your body weight, your muscles typically increase in size.Read More
If you were to think of the most popular upper body exercise (or even the most popular exercise itself), there’s a good chance the bench press comes up.
Generally, when talking or thinking about the bench press, most people probably think of the barbell bench press.
However, there are a few other modalities you can perform the bench press with.Read More
The bench press is one of the most popular exercises for developing the upper body.
Most often, people perform this exercise with a barbell.
However, there are numerous other modalities you can perform a bench press with, one of which is a smith machine.Read More
The barbell bench press is probably the most popular upper body exercise. In a previous article, we’ve detailed a fair amount of research depicting how effective the barbell bench press is at inducing chest hypertrophy.Read More
Rows and lat-pulldowns are two of the most popular back and biceps exercises performed in a program.
As far as back development goes, the inclusion of these two exercises in a program seems like a good idea, as they may be complementary.Read More
In the bodybuilding world, it’s not uncommon to see a constant tension technique being used.
Typically, this is done by avoiding locking out the joints in an exercise, resulting in the muscle producing continuous tension for the full duration of a set.Read More
Up until recently, the scientific consensus was trending towards the idea that a full range of motion is better than a partial range of motion for muscle growth.Read More
When it comes to your muscles performing optimally, its heat is often an underrated component.Read More
When it comes to maximizing muscle growth, it’s far from uncommon to hear that time under tension is an important component.Read More