Adderall Is Not a Safe Pre-workout

James works as a consultant in Silicon Valley with the additional responsibility of running a tech start-up. However, he wasn’t much of a fitness enthusiast until he found Adderall. He discovered that it helps him to focus better and makes exercises feel like a breeze.  Many people like James are finding out that a pre-workout

What’s the Best Way to Dissolve Protein Powder?

After a fantastic Deadlift or Squat session at the gym, your body’s muscles need to get the proper protein and nutrients. Protein drinks and shakes are the ideal post-workout recovery nutrition sources, but using clumpy, gritty powder won’t make your drink taste good.  Try a few different types of protein powder until you find one

Shoulder Press – Dumbbell Vs. Machine – Which Is Better?

Muscle mass and endurance can be improved by weight training because of the wide range of equipment alternatives available. You can achieve specific fitness gains with different types of equipment.  Free weights like dumbbells, for example, offer some advantages that stacked weight machines do not, while the latter also provide some benefits that dumbbells do

Are Long Arms a Problem in Bodybuilding?

“Do you even lift?” is the most crucial question in strength training, followed by “How much bench do you have?” However, if you’re a serious lifter, you’ve probably done a bench press. Although your 1-3RM may be impressive, you may find it challenging to achieve your desired numbers if your limbs are excessively lengthy. As

What’s Better: High or Low Top Converse for Lifting?

Both high and low top converse/ chucks are good picks for weightlifting. However, factoring in your needs and preferences based on the guidelines we provide would help you decide which one works best for you. Converse shoes have been around since the 1920s and had already become a staple by the 1940s. Famous for their

Best Independent Squat Stands For Your Home Gym

Best Independent Squat Stands For Your Home Gym

Here, we would sum up their difference in one sentence: power cages or racks usually have two or four connected legs meant to provide you ultimate stability and safety. Squat stands, on the other hand, are meant to help you rack and unrack them.  Here is their detailed comparison:   Criteria Squat stand  Squat rack/power rack/power cage

Valor Fitness BD-9 squat stand

Valor Fitness BD-9 Independent Squat Stands Review

Valor Fitness BD-9 independent squat stand is suitable only for beginners  It is not as durable and stable as the Fringesport squat stands or the Bells of steel squat stands. That’s because the steel used for these stands is not solid enough to hold really heavy weight. But, it works for people who have no

Bells of Steel squat stands

Bells Of Steel Squat Stands 3.0 Review

Bells of Steel squat stands are solid enough for almost every home gym owner except athletes  As mentioned above, the frame is made of 12 gauge steel, which is a pretty standard quality used for making almost all good quality home gym products. 12 gauge steel is solid enough to last for years of use,

Fringesport independent squat stand

Fringesport Independent Squat Review

FringeSport independent squat stands are built to last years of rough use  They have a 2” X 3” 11 gauge steel frame, which is rated for 1000 lbs. Affordable squat stands or squat racks are typically made of 2” X 2” 12 gauge steel but this one is thicker and stronger, indicating that it is

Rogue S-4 Squat Stand 2.0

Rogue S-4 Squat Stand 2.0 Review

Before we provide you with more details on Rogue’s squat stands, let’s first understand the difference between independent squat stands and Olympic squat rack (also known as power rack or squat cage).  Squat stand versus squat rack/power rack/squat cage A lot of people assume they are the same thing but they aren’t. Squat stands have

Sunny Health & Fitness half rack

Sunny Health & Fitness SF-BH6802 Half Rack

Sunny Health and Fitness SF-BH6802 half rack is an all-in-one equipment for your home gym  Titan T3 series half racks and Rogue Fitness SML Monster lite half racks come with only a pair of j-hooks. You have to buy everything separately including the spotter arms. But, the Sunny Health and Fitness half rack comes with

What’s the Deal With Squatz and Oatz?

Building your muscle mass involves more than just lifting heavy weights all day, every day, as there are more essential factors involved. One such factor is what you eat, precisely, how much you eat.  As a result, many fitness enthusiasts have carved out the squats and oats mantra, implying that eating (a lot of) oats

Shoulder Press – Dumbbell Vs. Machine – Which Is Better?

The shoulder press is an essential, popular, age-old exercise among weightlifters. This is because the shoulder press is an excellent exercise for strengthening your shoulders and upper back.  You can typically perform the exercise with dumbbells or a should press machine, both with varying advantages and disadvantages. This article will look into these differences to

Can You Burn a Lot of Calories Stocking Shelves?

There is a natural and interesting relationship between your daily activities and how many calories you burn. As a result, many people have become interested in how many calories they potentially lose as they go about their daily activities and occupations.  How calories work  Calories are how we measure the amount of energy in a

How to Increase the Size of Your Small Rear Delts?

Not knowing what to do with your bulked up body and an embarrassingly small set of rear delts is very frustrating. Your rear delts require individual attention for them to look strong and developed. Here’s a definitive guide to building the well-defined physique you are looking for. The deltoids in general are easy muscles to

Best Half Racks for Your Home Gym

The Best Half Racks for Your Home Gym – Updated for 2022

Why a Half Rack? It’s no secret that I prefer a Full Squat Rack. But even I have to admit that there are times when a half rack can be a better option: 1. Takes up less space A half rack can be a great option for reducing your foot print when you do not have a lot of

8 Non-obvious Benefits of Having an Exercise Routine

For many of us, a fitness routine is for getting into better shape and perhaps losing a little weight. But did you know that these aren’t the only benefits to having an exercise routine? Continue on below to learn more about the non-obvious benefits of scheduling in some exercise every day! Better Stress Management Working

Why It’s Not Wise to Work Your Chest 3 Times a Week

When most of us think of a typical bodybuilder physique, the first thing that comes to mind is a set of well-developed chest muscles. The chest muscles are the first ones to be noticed due to their positioning on the body and their sheer size. Almost everyone who goes to the gym is focused on

What Is Dirty Cutting?

When people talk about cutting or gaining, they usually do it as if these were black and white concepts. Even I used to think so before I got deep into it. I used to start cutting and along with it came clean eating and healthy habit formation. But soon I realized that there was more

How to Prevent Pre Workout Panic Attacks?

Pre-workout supplements consist of ingredients like caffeine and bitter orange extract that can cause panic attacks during your workout sessions. Taking precautions and identifying the risk factors greatly help in curbing your anxiety.  How many of you have felt jitteriness, dizziness or an unusual heart rate during workouts? If you are one of them, it

Can You Get Results From Using Dumbbells Only?

This is a question that has been asked for years. Dumbbells are a type of weight training equipment that can be used by anyone for weight training. However, the results of using dumbbells alone will vary depending on the person’s level of fitness. Recent studies show that adjustable dumbbells are the top fitness product on

How to Reduce Stretch Marks Around Your Abs

Stretch marks occur whenever the skin cannot keep up with the growth of the tissues beneath it. We gain and lose weight rapidly, so we are often left with stretch marks across our belly which is the fastest growing tissue. You can treat belly stretch marks very easily, but if you start the treatment before

How to Survive a Panic Attack During a Workout?

It is absolutely crucial that you understand how to handle panic attacks during a workout. If you are experiencing a panic attack, it could be because your exercise plan is too intense for your current fitness level. It is important to know what triggers you so that you can find a different routine that will

Best Squat Racks for Your Home Gym

Best Squat Racks for Your Home Gym

Things to consider while buying a squat rack Quality of steel used for making the frame  Needless to mention, the quality of steel will determine the racks’ durability. Fragile frames will bend or sway too much under heavy weights. If you are lifting more than 400lbs, you must buy power cages that are made of

Titan series squat rack

Titan Series Power Rack Review

Titan Series power rack has to be bolted down to the floor for use  This is not a flaw. The manufacturer has intentionally not come up with an alternative way of using it.  That’s because the Titan series power rack is meant for hardcore training sessions and when you are lifting so heavy, even a

Titan X 3 series power rack

Titan Fitness X-3 Series Bolt-Down Power Rack Review

Titan X 3 series power rack provides everything that you get with more expensive racks but at half their price  The frame is made of 3”X 3” 11 gauge steel, which is the gold standard for any squat rack that is meant for heavy-duty use by bodybuilders, military persons, athletes, etc. It is rated for

Titan T 3 series squat rack

T-3 Series Power Rack

Don’t have a lifting platform on which you can anchor this squat rack? Here is how you can build a weightlifting platform at home.  Need a squat rack that is shorter than this one? You can go with the Titan T3 series short squat rack which is just 72” tall. Or maybe you can buy

Rep Fitness PR 5000

Rep Fitness PR-5000 Power Cage Review

Rep Fitness PR 5000 squat cage is built like a tank  The 3″ X 3″ uprights are really thick and heavy-duty. This type of frame is pretty standard for commercial-grade products, so you can be assured that it can truly support all your training needs.  The paint job is well done using robotic welding and

Rep Fitness PR 4000

Rep Fitness PR-4000 Power Rack Review

Rep Fitness PR 4000 is one of the best value, higher-end power racks we have come across  You can buy these in 4-posts and in 6-posts design. The 6 ones (see the image below) are basically extensions for storing weights so you don’t have to bolt the rack to the floor. However, we (and the

Rogue R Series Racks

Rogue R Series Racks Review

The holes on the uprights are not numbered And we don’t like it. Rogue R series racks do not fall under the best affordable squat racks category. They are heavy-duty equipment meant for people who rather take their workouts seriously. The manufacturer should have at least numbered the holes so you don’t have to remember

Rogue RM Series Monster Racks

Rogue RM Series Monster Racks Review

Rogue RM series Monster racks have large footprints  Image Source: Rogue Fitness And, that’s quite understandable. The Rogue Monster racks are meant for heavy-duty use, possibly commercial use. They are meant for advanced trainers, athletes, bodybuilders, military personnel, and those who have to train hard so that they can keep up with their daily life. 

Rogue RML-3 Monster Lite Rack Review

Rogue RML Series (Monster Lite) Rack Review

Why did we choose Rogue RML-3 squat rack We have used quite a few 2” X 2” and 2” X 3” squat racks in the past.  We have used the Fitness Reality 810XLT / Progear 1600 Ultra Strength Power Rack. It was good but it used to wobble a bit while doing pullups. The TDS Power Rack is

What Is a 4×12 Workout?

There are different ways that people carry out their workouts across the world, based on their personal preferences, themuscles they target, and other essential factors. However, a common ground in all forms of workouts is that it is divided into sets and reps. One such division is the 4×12 routine workout.  The 4×12 Workout  The

What Does Pr Mean in the Gym?

In 2009, Usain Bolt ran the fastest time ever recorded for the 100m in Berlin, setting a WR – world record and a PR – personal record of 9.58 seconds. A gym PR means the same as it is simply your personal record on a particular activity in the gym. As a result, you can

Is a 60-degree Incline Bench Useful?

The 60-degree incline bench is a staple of many standard and home gyms because of its unique benefits and body exercises. Many weightlifters generally shy away from the bench because it is almost vertical and may work other muscles than intended. Nevertheless, the 60-degree bench is useful for hitting several muscles. What are Incline Bench

Are Cheerios Complex Carbs?

Complex carbs and simple carbs have been the buzzword in the fitness community for quite some time. Almost every newbie goes through a phase where they run from simple carbs like the plague itself. The problem with this approach, however, is that most people aren’t able to differentiate between simple and complex carbs.  Even those

How to Lose Man Boobs Quickly!

For most men, the most embarrassing thing to wear is usually a tight-fitting t-shirt. As soon as you make a man wear a t-shirt that hugs their body, they’ll start getting conscious. They’ll be continuously worried about their nipples showing through the thin fabric of the t-shirt. How do I know about it, you ask?

Which Is Better: Chin Up Vs Lat Pulldown?

If you want to build lats like that of a viper and a back that looks like a Christmas tree, you must’ve heard about two exercises- the chin-up and the lat pulldown. If you haven’t even heard of these exercises or are just starting out, you’ve got a long road ahead of you. Don’t close

Tricep Pushdown Elbow Pain – How to Fix It?

Performing particular tricep exercises puts stress on the joint, one of the most common causes of elbow pain. Even though pushdowns might be painful, heavy pressing should be avoided, such as close-grip bench presses and skull smashes. It’s a good idea to read this instruction if your triceps workout causes your elbow to click, crack,

Are Heavy or Lighter Lat Pull Downs Better?

It is considered a compound exercise since the lat pulldown traverses numerous joints and involves more than one muscle group. It is a terrific option if you’re looking to target muscle groups that the Big Four don’t cover.  Using compound workouts instead of isolation exercises will help you burn more calories in a shorter period.

Are There Benefits To The Double Underhand Deadlift?

Deadlifts are a popular exercise among weightlifters. It is effective in strengthening your glutes, hamstrings, hips, and upper and lower back. However, like any other exercise, the form and technique to do deadlifts is important.  You may think it is as simple as picking up barbells and performing deadlifts but there is more to it.

Why You Shouldn’t Deadlift With Hexagon Weight Plates

Commonly termed hex plates, hexagon weight plates are quite annoying to work with for most lifters. They make deadlifting harder than it already is and add nothing but worry to the workout. If your gym doesn’t have hex plates, you’re lucky to not have experienced working out with them. However, if you have recently just

People With Abs Sitting Down: How You Can Be One of Them

Having abs while sitting down is a dream for many people. Most people that have achieved a flat stomach, complain of having fat folds as they sit down. It is a common occurrence and there is a good reason for it. As you stand, the body is stretched and the abdominal fat stretches over a

The Best Planet Fitness Memes

Planet Fitness is one of the largest and most popular gym chains across states.  It is popular for its equipment and trainers. However, one thing that planet fitness prides itself on is the non-judgmental policy of the gym. No matter how non-judgmental they say they are, not everyone believes their philosophy towards workouts. Most of

Jeff Nippard’s Program Review: Is It Worth It?

If you have searched for Jeff Nippard’s program, you might be in jeopardy whether you should buy it or not.  You would be asking yourself the question and would be looking for an answer to whether it is worth it to buy his plan?  In this article, we’ll try to clear all your doubts about

What Is the Best Rack Pulls Alternative?

Alternate forms of well-known exercises are frequently employed in strength training to supplement other areas of training. A weighted barbell is placed on a power rack in the rack pull and lifted by grasping it and extending one’s hips to full lockout, as in the deadlift. It’s a great way to build pulling strength that

Is a 30 or 45 Degree Incline Bench Better?

Setting the angle of the incline bench is a prerequisite for performing the lift. Because you may adjust some benches, you’ll have to pick one that works best for you. So, which is better 30 or 45 degree incline bench? The angle is determined by the muscles being targeted. Some benches have a fixed 45-degree

Can You Get a Lump on Your Back From Squats?

The lump on your upper back that develops after doing high-bar squats isn’t usually a cause for concern. However, it is important to know why you might experience it and how to avoid it.  Weightlifters, your training sessions require explosiveness, focus and precision. For an onlooker it might not look like much, but weightlifting is

Rep Fitness PR-1050 Review

Features and specifications of Rep Fitness PR 1050 squat rack  Dimensions: 72” high X 58” wide X 48” deep Weight: 123lbs Weight-bearing capacity: 700lbs  Frame: 2” X 2” 14 gauge steel  Accessories included: dual pull up bar, a pair of weight horns, a pair of j-hooks, and a pair of safety catches Has 2” space

Rep Fitness PR 1000 sqaut rack

Rep Fitness PR-1000 Rack Review 

Features and Specifications of the REP Fitness PR-1000 squat rack  Dimensions: 48L x 48W x 83H inches  Weight: 133lbs Weight-bearing capacity: 700lbs Frame is made of 2” X 2” 14 gauge steel  Accessories include: a pair of j-hooks, a dual pull up bar, a pair of pipe and pin safeties Has 2” hole spacing. The

Rogue Echo series rack

Rogue Echo Series Racks Review

The Rogue Echo series has just two products (at the time of writing the article); the RE3 and the RE4 racks. The Rogue RE4 squat racks are heavier and have a wider footprint than the RE3. That’s the only difference between them.  Rogue Echo Series racks are the best available options for athletes on a

Don’t Skip Workouts But Do This Instead

Do you know what most people do on their busy days/weeks? Yes, you are right!  They miss their meals. Plus, they miss their 8-hour sleep.  But, before that, they skip their workouts. And, that’s not acceptable no matter how busy you are.  A study conducted by the World Health Organization states that 1 out of

Crossfit Is Bullshit? True or False?

Time and time again, we’ve seen the rise and fall of fads in the fitness industry. These fad diets and workouts usually start off with a bang and suddenly disappear without a whisper. One such fad that we witnessed a few years ago was Crossfit. With their AMRAP workouts and pretentious terminologies like WOD, Crossfit

Can Big Guys Have Abs?

Can Big Guys Have Abs?

Most people don’t believe that they can have abs at higher body fat levels. This is simply not true and the myth needs to be dispelled in this article. Whenever we think of abs, usually only one picture pops into our mind. That picture is of a highly shredded individual with very low body fat.

What Is an Arm Dominant Physique?

Growing huge arms or sculpting your back like a cobra are 2 very different but achievable goals. All you need is some knowledge and a suitable training plan. If you’ve ever walked into a gym where the people actually exercise and train, you’ll notice a variety of physiques. Unlike the extremely fat people who mostly

Is Planet Fitness a Scam?

For many fitness enthusiasts, their gym is as important as their diet and weightlifting habits. This is because your weightlifting environment plays a significant role in your fitness journey. It can provide you with ample motivation and support for your discipline. On the other hand, it can distract you or directly stunt your development with

Is It Good or Bad to Keep Your Abs Flexed All Day?

What are core muscles?  Core or abdominal muscles are the muscles that lie within the back and abdominals, attaching to the pelvis or spine. They are a set of strong bands of muscles that line the walls of your abdomen. The core muscles include five primary muscles: the rectus abdominus (your abs), pyramidalis, external and

Are Crooked Abs Something to Worry About?

Your abs or rectus abdominis is a primary muscle in your abdominal region. It travels from your pubic bones to your ribs and protects your internal organs. The rectus abdominis appears as a pair, and each pair divides into three segments of connective tissues, which many colloquially refer to as the six-pack.  A six-pack requires

Bench Press – Should You Touch Your Chest or Only Go to 90 Degrees?

There is a good chance you’ve done the barbell bench press at some point. Lean, strong chest males utilize the barbell bench press to benchmark their strength and magnificence.  They frequently push their pals, exaggerate their ability to bench 100 pounds more than they actually can, and always begin their first session of the week

Should You Keep Running While Bulking?

Cardio is the best form of exercise for fat loss and cardiovascular health. Many lifters, however, do not want to reduce their calorie excess. Therefore they exclude cardio from their bulking phase. After a workout, your body does require a little more fuel to help it develop muscle. Too much long-distance running can cause your

Go Heavy or Go Home – What Are 55 Lb Barbells for?

Are you an experienced weight lifter or a bodybuilder? Have you just recently taken the membership at your local gym?  No matter what your experience in the fitness industry is, there are a few exercises that you are surely going to perform.  Bench Press  Squats  Shoulder Press  Deadlifts These are compound workouts and are considered

Can You Be a Fat Guy With Abs?

Having abs is an ultimate fitness goal for many people but it is not an easy feat to achieve. A chiseled midsection is without doubt quite appealing but not everyone has the discipline or genes to get it.  Other factors like body fat percentage and exercise also play a key role in determining whether you

Pullup & Dip gymnastic rings

PULLUP & DIP Premium Gymnastic Rings Review

Features and specifications of Pullup & Dip premium gymnastic rings  The gymnastic rings are made of birchwood. Rings have an inner diameter of 7” and thickness of 1.1”. The straps are 4.5 meter long and 1.5” wide. Straps have velcro that you can use to tuck the extra strap so it doesn’t bother you while

LittleMum massager roller

Littlemum Massager Roller Review

It is pretty easy to use  As we mentioned above, if you want to use standard foam rollers, you will have to lie down on them. This works if you want to massage your legs and back but you may not be able to massage your arms and forearms.  Also, it is really difficult to

Hulkfit half rack

The Hulkfit Half Rack / Squat Stand Review

Hulkfit half racks are available in two varieties; the basic version and the PRO version. The basic one is the cheapest half rack we have come across so far (till the time of writing this article). The PRO version, however, is more expensive than other competitive products.  In this blog, we will be reviewing the

Dumbbells Storage Ideas For Small Home Gyms

The idea of building a home gym sounds tempting until you start figuring out how to accommodate most of your equipment in the least possible space.  Space is a scarcity in most homes these days and that’s why a lot of people these days are building outdoor home gyms and garden shed home gyms. Some

What Is It Like Working at a Gym?

So you are still iffy about submitting that application to the gym? Let’s face it, most of us at some point thought working at a gym was cool. I did too, and I did get my fair shot at it. In my junior college years, becoming a trainer at a gym was number one on

Are Planet Fitness Weights Really Lighter Than They Should Be!?

I remember when I first started lifting and exercising, I was really only motivated by the perfect physiques of actors and models I saw on the TV. Maybe this is something that’s common to the last few generations because that’s how we were conditioned. Before the penetration of the TV and the internet into our

What Happens if You Mix Alcohol With Your Protein Shake?

Whey protein and alcohol: Can they be mixed? It’s important to remember that drinking alcohol isn’t the best idea nutritionally. But with terms like ‘mojito cleanses’ and other unhealthy trends making their rounds, many body critics question the idea of whether there is a way to make it healthier, like mixing alcohol with whey protein.

When Are Gyms the Least Busy After News Years?

At the turn of a new year, many people decide to start a healthy habit, like reading a book a month, eating healthy, or getting their life together. However, for the regular gym goer, a dreaded new year resolution is to start exercising, usually by others who intend to start the habit. Because of these

Is Creatine Constipation a Thing?

There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding creatine. When you search online, a common question that pops up is whether creatine causes constipation. Let’s try to understand what creatine is, its benefits and whether creatine constipation is really a thing? What is Creatine? Creatine is a naturally occurring substance in the muscle cells that provides

How Men Can Get Rid of an Hour Glass Figure Quickly

The Hour Glass figure The hourglass body figure is a popular body shape characterized by a bust (Or chest) and hip that is nearly equal in measurement. The form also includes a petite waistline, with the natural waistline being the narrowest point of the body. The hourglass shape is commonly attributed to women, so it

The Ikon Fitness Pull-Up Bar: Best In Class

The Ikon Fitness Pull-Up Bar: Best In Class

Features of the Ikon Fitness Pull-Up Bar This pull-up bar has many qualities that make it effective for a variety of different people! Some of the best qualities of this piece of equipment include: Compatibility with wide door frames. This piece of equipment was designed to fit in both narrow and wide door frames so

Sunny Health & Fitness Power Zone Squat Stand Rack Power Cage Review

Sunny Health & Fitness SF-XF9931 Power Zone Squat Stand Rack Power Cage Review

Features and Specifications of Sunny Health & Fitness Power Zone Squat Cage  Dimensions: 38 x 53 x 87 inches Weight-bearing capacity: 805lbs Material: steel (the manufacturer hasn’t mentioned the steel gauge but we guess it is 11 gauge)  The pullup bar is angled for narrow grip and wide grip. It has 8 grip different positions and

The Fitness Reality Multi-Function Half Rack Review

The Fitness Reality Multi-Function Half Rack Review

Features and Specifications of the Fitness Reality half rack Full Name Fitness Reality Multi-Function Half Rack Manufacturer Fitness Reality Hole Spacing 3 Inch Hole Size 1 Inch Weight Capacity 800lbs (I would be surprised if it could handle that much) Steel Gauge (Thickness) 12 guage Upright Tubing Size 2″ x 2″ Measurements 49″ W X

What Is A Nordic Hamstring Curl Machine?

Recently, we have come up with quite a few in-depth articles on exercises that can help you get stronger, more defined leg muscles. We have written about how sissy squats can help you isolate, target, and build the quadricep muscles. We have also suggested 5 different leg press foot positions that can help you strengthen

Why Is My Cardio So Bad and How to Fix It

One of the most dreaded groups of exercises on this planet has to be cardio. It seems so simple and elegant to just tell someone that they should be doing more cardio. More cardio means more weight loss, endurance, stamina, and fitness, right? Well, yes and no. “Yes” for some people who are either blessed

Is It True That Asians Have Larger Calves?

Like the rest of our body, our calves are also made up of cells. Asian calves have different sizes and shapes. Some have big calves, while others have skinny calves. Let us explore the topic of whether or not Asians have larger calves than other races and how race affects the size of one’s calf

Is A Shipping Container Home Gym A Good Idea?

Yes, a shipping container gym is a great idea for people who can’t afford to spare any indoor space. You can use it to create an indoor-outdoor home gym or you can use it for storing your equipment when you are done exercising in your outdoor gym.  Shipping container gyms are much better than outdoor

Toxic gym culture

How To Save Yourself From Toxic Gym Culture

Believe it or not, if you have ever been to a gym, you would have become a victim of the toxic gym culture where others used to directly or indirectly shame you for the amount of weight that you used to lift or the number of reps you used to do. All those people who

Outdoor home gym

Can You Make An Outdoor Home Gym?

Let’s give you a straight answer first.  Yes, you can build an outdoor gym but you should go for it only when that’s the only option you have. That’s because there are very limited outdoor gym equipment available as of now. Plus, the weather doesn’t remain favorable all around the year. Building a shed gym

Can you Deadlift Twice a Week or Is It Too Much?

Deadlifts are a great exercise if you’re looking to build your back muscles and lower body, such as the legs and hips. Since it is so effective in working up the larger muscle groups, many people wonder if they should deadlift twice a week or more for maximum results.  Like with any other thing done

What Joker Sets in the 5/3/1 Program Are and Are They Effective?

The 5/3/1 Training System The 5/3/1 method for Weight training designed by the coach and author Jim Wendler uses a combination of variations, RPE monitoring, constant progress, and personal records to ramp up the intensity of your lifts and hit new Personal Records (PR). 5/3/1 is widely used by trainers of all levels of expertise.

How Much Does a Curl Bar Weigh?

Free weights are essential muscle-building equipment because of their flexibility and ease of use, making them very popular. As a result, curl bars are popular among weightlifting enthusiasts who use them to build their biceps and triceps. Curl bars are a variation of regular bars because they’re W-shaped instead of cylindrical.  Curl bars come in

Getting Used to Working Out Without Pre-workout

What are Pre Workouts and Why Do People Use Them? A pre-workout supplement is a dietary supplement that is used to increase energy and alertness, improve concentration and focus, and enhance muscle strength. It may also be used to improve aerobic capacity, endurance and speed. The most common types of pre-workout supplements are amino acids,

What Do Flexed Vs Unflexed Abs Look Like

What Do Flexed Vs Unflexed Abs Look Like

Baywatch, Hollywood, Kardashian, and now the influencers. The one thing that all of these have in common is their fit lifestyle and glamorous physiques. What’s the one standard that defines their fitness? The abs- one of the most coveted muscle groups that most people spend an entire lifetime in chasing.  It’s a very common misconception

Can You Get Results from a 3 Month Bulk?

Can You Get Results from a 3 Month Bulk?

What is bulking? Bulking involves progressively increasing your caloric intake beyond your body’s requirements, together with intensive weight training. It is a muscle-gaining phase where you intentionally take in more calories than your body needs for a predetermined duration. These surplus calories eventually provide your body with the necessary resources to improve muscle strength and

Is A Home Gym Worth It?

Is A Home Gym Worth It?

Working out is no longer an additional effort in anyone’s life, it’s a lifestyle and a necessary part of your wellbeing. Working out is your best way to achieve a longer healthy life. However, not everyone is privileged to reach the optimum level of fitness, and not everyone’s looking for ultimate physical shape which is

Titan T3 Series Squat Stand/Half Rack Review

Titan T3 Series Squat Stand/Half Rack Review

Features and specifications of Titan T3 short squat stand Dimensions: 72” x 47” x 48” (do check out Titan’s 92” T3 squat stand as well)  Weight of the unit: 144 lbs Weight-bearing capacity: 1000 lbs Accessories included: J-Hooks with UHMW plastic and all necessary hardware for assembly  Frame is made of 2 x 3-inch 11-Gauge Steel Has Westside hole

shed gym

Can You Build A Home Gym In A Shed?

The idea of having a home gym sounds quite tempting but the only reason why a lot of people still hesitate to create their own workout space at home is the non-availability of enough space. Further, many of them also worry that lifting weights at home can damage their flooring and even the foundation. Some

creatine headache

Can Creatine Cause Headaches?

If you are reading this article, you are probably already taking creatine supplements and experiencing side effects such as headaches, or maybe you are planning to add it to your daily supplement list but worried if you could end up having a headache that could affect your productivity.   Over the years, Creatine has become one

What happens if you take Pre Workout Without Working Out?

What Happens if You Take Pre Workout Without Working Out?

What are Pre-Workout Supplements? Pre-workout supplements, more commonly known as “pre-workout” are products that mostly contain multiple ingredients and they’re designed to improve your physical state by improving your energy levels.  It is taken before a workout. It can be used by anyone who wants to exercise or by people who are looking to lose

Is it Fine to Jump rope in your Apartment?

Is it Fine to Jump rope in your Apartment or is it Dangerous?

Jump-roping is a game-changer in burning fat and upping your cardio game. An activity that used to be thought of as being exclusively for kids, women and boxers is now almost becoming a trend, because it gives a full-body workout and can be easily fitted into your busy schedules. If you are also interested in

What Exactly is Farmer’s Strength?

What Exactly is Farmer’s Strength?

When talking about strength and working out, most people’s minds tend to wander off to a singular place- the gyms. While it’s true that gyms have become a really popular concept in the 21st century, it wasn’t always this way.  People used to train using a variety of methods when gyms weren’t as widely available

Does the Six Pack Shortcuts Program Work?

Does the Six Pack Shortcuts Program Work?

Ever since Hollywood started promoting the idea of lean, athletic physiques, the world has gone crazy about abs. Perhaps, the most popular fitness jargon used in today’s world is “six-pack abs”. From bodybuilders to footballers, everyone seems to be rocking a six-pack these days.  Many people who start out on their fitness journey do solely

Do Jawline Exercises Actually Work?

A defined jawline is considered attractive without a doubt. Some people are naturally blessed with a chiseled jaw and angular features while others aren’t. Like the rest of our body, our facial muscles can also be exercised but the question is do jawline exercises work? Do Jawline Exercises Work? The jawline is defined as the