Category Archives: Exercises

Tricep Extension for Tricep Workout

There are several tricep extension exercises that you can do when you go to the gym, the most common are:

  • One arm dumbbell extension
  • Overhead dumbbell extension
  • Overhead cable extension

What all of them have in common is that you have to fully extend your elbow overhead with a weight (in the last case provided by the cable). [...]

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Three Day Workout with Dumbbells

The three day workout routine is probably the most popular because it gives you a good balance between training and rest.You usually see people that train three times a week on monday-wednesday-friday gym days.

We already talked about the 3 day workout routine, but here I just want to give you an example of how to do the three day split using only dumbbells. [...]

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Best Shoulder Exercises to Build Muscle Fast

The key for a complete set of shoulder exercises is that a good shoulder workout should always hit the three heads of your deltoids. Shoulder muscles are composed of:

  • Anterior deltoid (front raises, shoulder presses)
  • Lateral deltoid (lateral raises)
  • Rear deltoid (bent over raises, pec deck)

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Tricep Dips for Tricep Workout

It looks like an easy exercise, but tricep dips is something that few people can do in their first 2 or 3 months of training.You basically rely on your triceps to lift your whole body weight. This is why some gyms provide a pad and a stack of weights to help you with the lift. [...]

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Best Tricep Exercises to Build Muscle Fast

Before we go explore the best tricep exercises that help you build muscle fast I want to tell you why it's very important to train your triceps if you want to make big gains with your arms size.

The Dimension of Your Arms Depends on Your TricepsMore Than Your BicepsIn fact your arm is divided into 5 muscles. [...]

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Seated Leg Press for Legs Workout

Seated leg press Vs. 45 degree leg press, which one is better?When you have to decide I bet you get confused too...

Does anything change? Any difference? Do they produce the same results?Truth is, they ARE very similar. [...]

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Pec Deck Machine for Shoulder Workout

Reverse flys at the pec deck machine is my favorite exercise for rear deltoids.Yes I know, it's a machine...free weights are so much better and blah blah blah...but...

...this machine helped me develop posterior deltoids like no other free weight exercise, so I am here to suggest it to you. [...]

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Resistance Band Ab Exercises

Are there any resistance band ab exercises?People often wonder because it seems harder to think of ab exercises that it is possible to do with elastics...

Well, the advice is always the same: think about what you can do at the gym with free weights and cables, and try to recreate the same situation at home with elastics. [...]

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Resistance Band Arm Exercises

Here I'd like to show you the resistance band arm exercises that you can do at home or anywhere, to train biceps and triceps.Bicep curls, tricep extensions...yes, it's all possible with the elastics.

Let's proceed with order and see all the exercises that you can do, divided by muscle groups. [...]

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The Importance of Muscle Failure to Build Muscle Fast

The fourth of my muscle building tips is that you should always push to muscle failure.

Remember that your body is always adapting to fight the stress that you apply to it.If you perform your reps using a weight that allows you to do 6-8 reps only, doing a failure set means that you have to get to the point where you almost can't do the last rep. [...]

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