Free weights vs. machines, is a question many have asked themselves during their weight training journey. For those looking to develop their own home gym it’s more than just a question of which type of equipment will deliver bigger gains, it can be a question of economy, space, and results. Today we’re going review the [...]
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Perhaps you’ve just started your weight training program and you’re looking for the most efficient way to build muscle mass fast. Or maybe you’re an experienced lifter who’s looking to raise their workout to the next level. No matter where you are on your weight lifting journey, adding a power rack to your home gym [...]
Benefits of Training with Medicine Balls Medicine balls have been in use for more than 2,000 years. In fact, Hippocrates was thought to have created medicine balls by having stuffed animal skins for patients to exercise as a form of recovery. Through their long and storied history medicine balls are still one of the most [...]
Choosing the best weight bench for your home gym can be tricky. With so many similar looking benches, how do you know which is the best home weight bench for you? First thing to take into consideration is your space. Do you have a dedicated room, shed, or garage to house all of your equipment, [...]
The kettlebell’s arrival on the U.S. fitness scene induced excitement and skepticism. Sure, it looks different than the standard dumbbell but how unique can it really be? They both fall under the category of free weights, and each can be used for many of the same exercise staples, but that’s pretty much where the similarities [...]
When you see someone on the Roman chair, they’re face down, bending at a 90-degree angle and are lifting their torso upwards. This exercise, the isometric [...]
Getting yourself to the gym can be a hassle. You can avoid driving to the gym and waiting in line for your turn on a machine or equipment and get in your full body workout right in the comfort of your own home. With the addition of some home gym equipment, a workout plan, and [...]