Amanda Dvorak

Amanda Dvorak

Amanda Dvorak is a writer and editor in the fitness and nutrition industries. She started CrossFit in 2015, which led to her interest in powerlifting and weightlifting. She's passionate about helping women overcome their fear of lifting weights and teaching them how to fuel their bodies properly. When she's not writing or working out, Amanda enjoys reading, baking, and spending time with her husband and her dog, Charlie. You can connect with her on her website or LinkedIn.
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts, Literature from Ramapo College of New Jersey.

The best toe shoes help you lift heavy weights because they offer a stable platform: the ground. This helps keep you balanced, unlike some shoes with elevated heels. So, what is the best toe shoe for working out? The best toe shoe for working out is the Vibram Five Fingers V-Train 2.0. They have thick

In addition to a sturdy squat rack and a high-quality barbell, a solid bench is a necessity in any home gym. I’ve been using the Rep Fitness AB-3100 bench for several months, and I’ve been very happy with it.  So is the Rep Fitness AB-3100 bench worth it? The Rep Fitness AB-3100 bench is worth

Crunch is better than Planet Fitness in almost every way. Planet Fitness doesn’t have a lot of strength equipment and doesn’t allow you to do certain exercises. I only recommend it for beginners looking for a budget-friendly gym and workouts using mostly machines. Crunch is better for people who enjoy strength training, group classes, or

Gold’s Gym is one of the oldest and most well-known chain gyms in the US.  I visited a Gold’s Gym with one of my friends recently to find out if a membership is worth it. So, is a Gold’s Gym membership worth it? A Gold’s Gym membership is worth it for most individuals, but I

Deciding to join a gym is the first step toward becoming healthier and getting in shape, but there are so many different gyms to choose from. So how do you know which gym is best for beginners? The seven best gyms for beginners are: In this article, I’ll discuss each of these gyms and why

World Gym was founded in the 1970s in Venice Beach, CA by the same man who founded Gold’s Gym. It now has over 200 locations across 20 different countries and six continents. I recently visited World Gym in Pawling, NY to see if a membership is worth it. So, is a World Gym membership worth

The right fitness program and gym can help seniors prevent health conditions such as heart disease and loss of muscle mass. However, finding an age-appropriate gym can be difficult since most gyms are loud, bright, and crowded. That’s why we called 20 popular gyms to ask about their policies for seniors. Here are the 5

You may wonder why back extensions are so frequently included in strength programs and why it’s such an important exercise. To understand why you’re doing it, you should know which muscle groups it targets and their role in the movement. So what muscles are used in the back extension? The spinal erectors and the lower

With the variety of movements in CrossFit workouts, you need shoes that can handle heavy lifting, running, and jumping. They also need to be durable since you’ll be running outside and doing rope climbs and handstand push-ups — all of which can quickly cause rips and tears in a cheap or poor-quality shoe. But how

For powerlifters and bodybuilders, something as simple as a hoodie may seem like an afterthought when you’re already worrying about belts, knee sleeves, singlets, and shoes. But the right hoodie can keep you comfortable during your workout, keep your body warm if you train in a cold gym, and allow you to move without restriction.

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