Every now and again, modern research picks up on something we’ve missed. Back in 2014, we discovered the ‘anterolateral ligament’ in the knee and in this case, it’s a new muscle located in the front of the thigh called the tensor vastus intermedius discovered in 2016. Discovery A research paper from the Journal of Clinical Anatomy found this new muscle situated in-between two … [Read more...] about The New Leg Muscle: The Tensor of the Vastus Intermedius
In terms of bodybuilding, there is one muscle group that people generally tend to focus on, and that is the biceps. When people flex their muscles, nine times out of ten, it is the biceps that they will flex. In fact, if you want to get an idea of just how popular the biceps are, just look at all the nicknames they have. You have ‘guns’, ‘swans’, ‘Pythons’, and much more … [Read more...] about Simple and effective bicep long and short head exercises
When people talk about training chest, there are many popular and effective exercises. Two examples are: push ups, and bench presses. However, which is the more effective of the two? As the saying goes ‘there can be only one winner’ which is what we’ll be aiming to discover right now. Whilst push ups use nothing but your own bodyweight for resistance, they are generally … [Read more...] about Can push ups replace the bench press for building a powerful chest?
“I’m not fat I’m just big boned!” is a phrase we hear often. Yet, is there any truth behind it? Today we’re going to look at how your weight affects your bone health. The impact that bodyweight and training can have on your bones hasn’t been explored enough in the fitness industry. There are several important factors that need to be taken into account in order to protect … [Read more...] about How exercise and weight loss affect bone density
When it comes to popular back exercises, you simply cannot overlook lat pull-downs. No matter what, when it comes to back training, virtually all training programs will have some variation of the lat pull-down included. Generally however, you will find that the two most popular variations are front, and rear. For those of you looking to add mass, thickness, and definition to … [Read more...] about Front vs Rear lat pull-downs – Which is the superior exercise?