Category Archives: Exercises

T Bar Rows for Back Workout

Is your gym equipped with a T Bar rows machine?I am asking because not all the gyms I've seen were equipped with it. The typical T Bar rower is this:
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7 Common Squat Mistakes to Avoid

Considering that squat is such a great exercise, I want to give you some advice about squat mistakes to avoid for two main reasons:

  • Squat can be dangerous if not performed in the right form
  • You do squat because you want results, and if you avoid common squat mistakes you can really get 100% of the efficiency and see big gains
  • If you follow this basic guideline and keep what I am going to tell you in mind you can save yourself some potential injuries and not waste time. [...]

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    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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    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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    Resistance Band Back Exercises

    Feeling like training your back at home? With resistance band back exercises you won't leave anything behind.You can train all the back muscles like at the gym with this complete back workout.

    From lumbar muscles, to lats, rhomboids and traps. [...]

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    Best Short Workout Routine

    Today I would like to give you ideas for a short workout routine that I recently started.It's a three day workout routine where each session is supposed to be quite short.

    The reason why I started a routine like this was because I was feeling a little bit overtrained and I noticed that I wasn't enjoying my workouts like before. [...]

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    Resistance Band Chest Exercises

    Can we do enough resistance band chest exercises to train all the areas of our chest at home like we do with free weights at the gym?I am going to say yes, and I am going to show you how to do with these great pieces of equipment.

    As long as you have a place where you can anchor your resistance band you can train upper, lower and middle chest with these exercises:

    • Chest Press
    • Chest Fly
    • Incline Chest Press
    • Incline Chest Fly
    • Decline Chest Press
    • Decline Chest Fly
    • Resisted Push Ups

    Resistance Band Chest Press Exercises
    Once you anchor the resistance band somewhere (for example to a door) you are ready to start doing chest press. [...]

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    Preacher Curls for Bicep Workout

    You can do preacher curls in several different ways because it's that type of exercise that has quite a few variations.First of all, all they have in common is the preacher bench that provides the required inclination to perform the curls. [...]

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