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best short power racks

7 Best Short Power Racks

If you’re looking to get in shape at home, a power rack is an essential piece of equipment. But if you have the constraint of low ceilings (between 6.5’ to 7.5’), you’ll have to get a short power rack and be extra precise when choosing one. To help you out, I did all the research

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best plyo box exercises

The Best Plyo Box Workout: 20 Exercises for Strength & Power

Plyo box exercises are great tools for elevating your training. Plyo boxes are not only used by CrossFitters or high-level athletes. Everybody can gain total body strength by using them, and there are progressions to build up to once you have mastered an exercise. Here are my top 20 plyo box exercises to add to

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5×5 workout program

5×5 Workout Program: The Ultimate Guide (with Spreadsheet)

If you’re looking to gain muscle and strength, you’ve likely heard about the importance of following a consistent training plan. One popular method is the 5×5 training scheme, which is the basis of the Starting Strength program and many other popular powerlifting and strength-building programs.  What is the 5×5 workout program? The 5×5 workout program

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best exercises to add to your kettlebell arm workout

The 10 Best Exercises For Your Kettlebell Arm Workout

A kettlebell is a popular form of resistance often seen as an alternative to the standard dumbbell. It’s distinguished by the handle being on top of the weight, while a dumbbell handle is in the center. This construction can make it a very challenging piece of equipment for training your arms. But which arm exercises

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how to goblet squat

Goblet Squat: How To, Muscles Worked, Pros, Cons

The goblet squat is a common variation of the traditional squat. Whether you use it as a method of progression from a bodyweight squat or as an alternative to a barbell squat, the goblet variation is ideal for most situations.  There is no massive learning curve for the goblet squat, as it is functionally very

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the ultimate list of barbell exercises

The 25+ Best Barbell Exercises (For Each Muscle Group)

Whether you are looking to create a workout with bars or are looking to implement barbell exercises into your routine, you can refer to this ultimate list of barbell exercises. To create a perfect barbell workout, these are the 25 best barbell exercises: Not each one will be right for your goals, but after reading

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The Incline Push-Up: Pros, Cons, & How To

So, you’re ready to strengthen your upper body but aren’t quite strong enough for traditional push-ups? This is actually quite common, so don’t feel embarrassed! I’ve coached dozens of clients on how to do them, and the incline push-up is a fantastic stepping stone (or complete replacement) for the standard push-up. So, what is an

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serratus anterior exercises

The 9 Best Serratus Anterior Exercises To Get A Chiseled Core

If you’ve ever seen someone with well-defined abs, you’ve seen the serratus anterior. It’s not the “6-pack” muscle, but the serrated-like muscle under your chest, to the side of the lats, and under your armpit. Unfortunately, the serratus anterior is an often forgotten muscle. Many people have never heard of it and don’t know where

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17 Best Leg Curl Alternatives

17 Best Leg Curl Alternatives (Dumbbell, At Home, Cable)

Machine leg curls are an exercise we all love to hate. Lying face down on the machine and curling light to moderate weights for high volume can be exhausting and even liberating, but they’re not right for everyone.   That’s why we’ve put together a list of the 17 best leg curl replacements to better suit

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15 Leg Extension Alternatives

15 Leg Extension Alternatives (At Home, Bands, Free Weight)

The leg extension machine is a popular addition to any regular gym-goer’s workout routine. It’s a great way to work the big muscles in the front of your legs, known as the quadriceps.  I like to incorporate leg extensions toward the end of my workouts. And what really sets them apart is that they are

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WHY DO POWERLIFTERS WEAR CONVERSE SHOES

Why Do Powerlifters Wear Converse Shoes? (8 Reasons)

Some links in this article are affiliate links, which means I earn from qualifying purchases. Converse, or “chucks”, is one of the most popular brands of shoes on the planet.  It’s also the go-to footwear for many powerlifters who choose to wear them as both squat shoes and deadlift shoes.  So why do powerlifters wear

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12 Best High Top Lifting Shoes

12 Best High Top Lifting Shoes

Some links in this article are affiliate links, which means I earn from qualifying purchases. Your choice of lifting shoes has a huge impact on the success or failure of your technique. High top shoes make great lifting shoes because most types are flat-soled, which means you have direct force transfer through the floor when

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side boob fat

How To Get Rid of Side Boob Fat: Safely and Effectively

Side boob fat can hurt women’s confidence and security, which is why there are many efforts to reduce body fat around that area. There are multiple ways how to get rid of side boob fat, such as: Methods like spot reduction and sauna suits are ineffective and will only cost time and money. Instead, focus

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12 Best Adjustable Kettlebells for Home Workouts

If you’ve got limited space to work out at home, having an adjustable kettlebell is a great choice. It saves you from purchasing several different kettlebells when using different weights. With an adjustable kettlebell set, you can enjoy strength training and high-intensity interval training from the comfort of your own home. Because so many kettlebells

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knee pain when squatting

Knee Pain When Squatting (What to Do & How to Prevent)

Knee pain can stall your squat progress, or even derail it altogether. A common question our readers ask is:  Why do my knees hurt when I squat? If your knees hurt when you squat, your form may be incorrect. Use a neutral spine, keep your knees behind your toes, and evenly distribute your weight between

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