The jump squats is self-explanatory by its name, is an exercise that combines a squat and a vertical jump. It specifically targets the muscles of your legs and allows you to gain muscle tone. Like any plyometric exercise, it is ideal for gaining explosiveness and power. If you realize it at high intensity, it also improves your cardiovascular capacities. This is why it is … [Read more...] about Jump Squats: An Explosive Fitness Exercise
Bob prefers partial squats while Alex feels that his quads work harder while doing a full squat. Regarding range of motion (ROM), I’ve heard many different and even opposing opinions. The last example comes from Russian video bloggers where each of them wanted to prove their method was the best one. Of course, at the end, each had some arguments as to why he is … [Read more...] about Full vs Partial Range of Motion: Which Works Better for Getting Bulky?
The push-up is often crowned as the king of chest movements because it is versatile and effective. You can complete push-ups wherever, whenever and alter them exactly for your needs with minimal equipment so you can get a solid chest workout no matter your circumstances. How to Complete the Standard Push-Up Before we start looking at the different variations of the push-up, … [Read more...] about The 10 Best Alternatives to the Classic Push-up
The bench press is one of those movements with seemingly endless alterations and variations. There’s the close grip bench press, wide grip bench press, floor press, dumbbell bench press, incline, decline, banded, chained, paused, and many, many more. Today, we’re going to look at the reverse grip bench press. What is the reverse grip bench press? If it isn’t already obvious, … [Read more...] about What Everyone Ought To Know About The Reverse Grip Bench Press
If you’re looking for a way to truly put your leg muscles to the test, then the Samson’s chair exercise will help you through the use of a wall only. What is it? You may have heard of a Samson’s chair exercise being called a ‘wall sit’. Essentially, you lean against a wall with your feet shoulder width apart, similar to a squat position, and then slide your back down so that … [Read more...] about The Samson’s Chair Exercise: What you need to know