Latest Articles - All Articles
A nearly complete list. Tell us of any additions at Contact Us Dumbbell chest press Incline press (many angles) Decline press (many angles) Military press Bent-over rows Prone rows Squats (dumbbells at sides) Goblet squats (dumbbell held in f..
Full list of exercises for a power rack, bench and barbell
Some Useful Principles of Strength TrainingIronmaster and Powertec Equipment - Exercises InventoryNo other product families offer as good a high-quality range of compound and isolation exercisesMajor Strength Training SitesThese sites offer useful ideas, guidance and inspiration..
Compound ExercisesFlat Bench Press, barbell-style or arms-independentDecline Press " " Many Incline Angles ..
Various forms of phosphate provide the raw energy sources for immediate use in our muscle. (Phosphagen is a general term used for the process of phosphate energy-making) The high energy compound is adenosine triphosphate, sometimes referred to as ATP. It kicks in instantly. But there's n..
Bigger weights on the bench press can eventually bring problems of wear and pain in s..
Dumbbells are occasionally underrated as a tool for leg strength development. They should not be! To start with, you do not need the space that you do for a barbell and rack arrangement. (We refer Ironmaster Quick-Lock Dumbbells here, which take up a fraction of the space regular dumbbel..
Sometimes it's hard to lay your hands on something like this, as a reminder; and this is a good one. Certainly oriented to new trainers...pretty soon you can lift every day, perhaps just leave 48 hours between muscle groups. 7 Tips For a Safe and Successful Strength Training Program..
Traditional weight training style - for real growth in strength - has been to have us ascertain our 1 -rep maximum, and then have us gradually build to lifting eight or more of that weight with good form. Seems this is now not the only way. It's just as effective lifting a much lighter we..
The SAID Principle states “the demands placed on the body dictate the type of adaptation that will occur”. So the type of stimulus applied during exercise will determine the physiological response and adaptation. For example lifting heavy weights will improve motor unit recruitment (how the brain us..
(This is from Ben Radding at Men’sFitness.com)Your rotator cuff is important (and injuring it means a long recovery), so learn how to keep it safe when you lift.Unlike some sports injuries, you don’t need to suffer one big blow to do serious damage to your shoulders. Stressing this part of the body ..
Everything is fixed! Kidney stones, heart health, strokes, diabetes...from the Daily Telegraph (UK), and drawn from an Italian study. (With luck they'll tell us even better stuff about wine)The Surprising Health Benefits of Drinking Beer..