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 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 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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How Many Calories Do 100 Crunches Burn?

A crunch is a great bodyweight exercise that gives you a full abdominal workout. It’s a simple exercise you can do alone in the comfort of your home, or in a group setting at a gym. As a crunch is such a popular exercise many people wonder how many calories crunch actually burn. An average…

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How Many Calories Do 100 Squats Burn?

A squat is a great bodyweight exercise that gives you a full leg and back workout. It’s a simple exercise you can do alone in the comfort of your home, or in a group setting at a gym. As a squat is such a popular exercise many people wonder how many calories squats actually burn.…

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How Many Calories Do 100 Sit Ups Burn?

A sit-up is a great bodyweight exercise that gives you a full abdominal and vascular workout. It’s a simple exercise you can do alone in the comfort of your home, or in a group setting at a gym. As a sit-up is such a popular exercise many people wonder how many calories sit-ups actually burn.…

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How Many Calories Do 100 Lunges Burn?

A lunge is a great bodyweight exercise that gives you a full leg, butt, and vascular workout. It’s a simple exercise you can do alone in the comfort of your home, or in a group setting at a gym. As a lunge is such a popular exercise many people wonder how many calories lunges actually…

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