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How to do One Arm Barbell Row (Barbell Single Arm Row)

By , January 18th, 2018 | Back workouts | 0 Comments

What is One Arm Barbell Row

The one arm barbell row also called the single arm bent over barbell row is an effective upper body exercise that engages your back muscles and improves their strength and flexibility. The movement lets you draw your shoulder blades back in and downwards thereby helping in extending and compressing your spine.

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18Jan

Barbell Upright Row: How to do, is it Good, Alternative Forms

By , January 16th, 2018 | Shoulder workouts | 0 Comments

What is Barbell Upright Row

The barbell upright row or the upright barbell row is an effective lifting exercise that targets your trapezius and deltoid muscles. Usually included in upper body training routines, the compound movement will help you develop wide shoulders. However, it has been criticized for hurting the shoulders and causing tendon impingement. Therefore, it is recommended that you perform the movements carefully under the supervision of an experienced fitness expert.

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16Jan

What are Donkey Leg Raises (Donkey Kicks), How to do, Variations

By , January 14th, 2018 | Back workouts | 0 Comments

What are Donkey Leg Raises (Donkey Kicks)

Donkey leg raises or commonly called donkey kicks are different glute-strengthening exercises, which when performed with the correct form will ensure that you have a sculpted thigh, firm butt, and toned calves. Both men and women can integrate these exercises into their regular workout regimen. As the name suggests, the movements performed throughout the exercise are similar to the animal’s kick.

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14Jan

How to do Flat Dumbbell Press (Dumbbell Bench Press)

By , January 12th, 2018 | Chest workouts | 0 Comments

What is Flat Dumbbell Press (Dumbbell Bench Press)

The dumbbell bench press or flat dumbbell press is arguably one of the most popular gym exercises used for complete chest development. When incorporated into a training regimen, it is usually performed in combination with barbell press since it helps you develop your whole pectoral and shoulder region, giving you a muscular and balanced chest.

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12Jan

What are Standing Oblique Crunches, How to do, Muscles Worked

By , January 10th, 2018 | Abs workouts | 0 Comments

What are Standing Oblique Crunches (Side Crunches)

Standing oblique crunches, also popular as side crunches, are effective abdominal exercises that target your oblique muscles performed by assuming a standing position. While you may add these exercises in your daily abs workout regimen, you may also use them as alternatives to the oblique crunches on the floor. These oblique crunches are ideal for athletes, dancers, and fitness enthusiasts who want to tone and sculpt their core muscles.

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10Jan

Seated Hammer Curls: What is it, How to do, Benefits

By , November 28th, 2017 | Bicep workouts | 1 Comment

The seated hammer curl, a variation of the traditional hammer curl, is an isolation exercise that helps you develop size and strength of your arms. It is an effective workout for reaching each part of your biceps in one smooth motion. If you have a pair of dumbbells, it can be easily performed just about anywhere.

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28Nov

Cross Body Hammer Curl: How to do, Benefits, Muscles Worked

By , November 26th, 2017 | Bicep workouts | 0 Comments

Cross body hammer curl, also called the cross chest hammer curl, is a muscle-strengthening exercise which targets your biceps. Gym trainees usually perform it in combination with other biceps and triceps workouts for an overall development of their forearms.

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26Nov

Smith Machine Bench Press: What is it, How to do, Is it Good

By , November 24th, 2017 | Chest workouts | 0 Comments

The smith machine bench press is a variation of the traditional barbell bench press performed on a specialized weight training gym equipment, called the smith machine. Many gyms provide smith machine to the trainees, which help in performing squats and presses thereby increasing strength in the shoulders, triceps, and chest.

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24Nov

Reverse Grip Bench Press: How to do, Muscles Worked, Other Forms

By , November 22nd, 2017 | Chest workouts | 0 Comments

When it comes to filling out your upper chest, there is no better way than performing the reverse grip bench press exercise. Doing this workout involves holding the weight using an underhand grip, which helps in targeting the pectoral muscles to a greater degree than traditional bench presses.

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22Nov

Incline Bench Press: How to do, Benefits, Forms, Muscles Worked

By , November 20th, 2017 | Chest workouts | 0 Comments

Incline bench press is a popular bodybuilding exercise that helps you develop a broad, muscular chest, which is the hallmark of a champion bodybuilder. This body part indeed requires extra attention because building your chest imparts a sturdy look and enhances the muscular impressiveness of the whole physique.

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20Nov
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