7 Great Captain’s Chair Exercises

What’s the Captain’s chair, you’re wondering? Believe it or not, the Captain’s Chair exercise has been named by the American Council on Fitness as one of the most effective pieces of equipment to work the abs and obliques. So, why haven’t you heard of it? You may not know the name but you have no…

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The Best Lactose-Free Protein Powders of 2021

Protein is an essential macronutrient that serves as the building block of muscle growth, strength development, and good health. To get that vital protein into their bodies, many people make use of protein powders. Protein powders offer a convenient, healthy, quick-absorbing method of fast-tracking amino acids to the muscle cells. For many people, however, lactose…

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The Best Cable Exercises for a Solid Chest

The cable pulley machine is the most versatile, effective muscle-building machine in the gym, bar none. When it comes to packing muscle mass on your chest, the cable machine is streets ahead of the barbell. In this article, I’ll identify the four best exercises you can do for your chest – and they are all…

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The 10 Best Exercises with a Weighted Bar

The weighted barbell is one of the oldest and most basic forms of resistance training equipment that exists. Despite the advent of all manner of new machines and training modalities, the old-fashioned weighted bar remains as popular as ever. There’s something about lifting a bar that is unique. The experience cannot be replicated with a…

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The Best at Home Cardio Machines of 2021

Getting a great cardio workout at home will allow you to burn calories and improve the fitness of your heart and lungs, while also strengthening and toning the muscles of your lower body. There is certainly no shortage of home cardio fitness machinery on the market, so how can you sort out the best from…

The Best Treadmill for Sprinters

Treadmill running has become increasingly popular, even among experienced runners. They allow you to run uninterrupted, regardless of the weather conditions or the time of day. The built-in technology can also make your training more interesting. If you are a sprinter, however,  most of the general use treadmills on the market are not going to…

The 7 Best Cable Crossover Alternatives

The cable crossover is one of the best moves you can make to move your pectoral muscles through their full range of motion. It is also a great exercise to get a maximum pectoral contraction. Doing this exercise, however, requires having access to a cable crossover machine. Most home gyms don’t always have one and…

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The 5 Best Alternatives to Dips

The Dip is an exercise that is done to build two key muscle groups: The Pectorals The Triceps Dips are an exercise that many people struggle with. It requires lifting your entire body weight, which can be challenging. When it comes to working the pecs, the dip doesn’t allow you to bring your hands together…

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The 9 Best Lying Leg Curl Alternatives

The hamstrings are one of the most neglected body parts. A lot of people forget about training them in favor of the more showy quadriceps and upper body muscles. That is a big mistake. When you forget to train the hamstrings you create a weak link in your leg development. The best exercise for the…

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The Best Pre Workouts for Pump and Vascularity of 2021

Ever since Arnold Schwarzenegger famously claimed that getting a pump was better than having sex in 1977’s Pumping Iron, gymgoers the world over have been chasing that blood-gorging sensation through their workouts. Arnold may have been slightly overstating matters, but there is no doubt that a great pump feels fantastic. And the vein popping vascularity…