Mastering the Deadlift: How to Deadlift with Proper Form – Part 2

Click here for part 1 The Lower Body – Major Gains that make or break You may be wondering why we’ve spent the majority of Part 1 talking about muscle groups and body imbalances. Take a look at the following illustration: – What you’re looking at is something known as the ‘Lower cross’, the main area of interest when it comes to performing a deadlift. As we’ve said in part 1, each of the 4 quadrants that you see listed

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Mastering the Deadlift: How to Deadlift with Proper Form – Part 1

The first step to mastering something is understanding it. Deadlifts are no different. It is particularly important in their case because this is a much-misunderstood exercise. While there are many ways to deadlift, we’re going to emphasize the method that will work for most people. We will also focus on injury prevention, something that’s a major concern for many who shy away from this lift. Read on and let us be your guide along the journey of mastering what is

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Best Stretching Machines – Reviews and Buying Guide

The Precor 240i StretchTrainer emerged as the clear winner in our intensive stretching machine tests. This commercial-quality trainer is built to last a lifetime and is currently the best stretch machine money can buy. For just a bit over $200, the Pro Leg Stretcher is the best value proposition when it comes to an effective stretch machine that does not break the bank. As a bonus, it features the ability to let you stretch beyond 180 degrees! Stay with us

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Best Spin Bikes 2016 – Reviews and Buying Guide

Bar none, our pick for the ultimate spin bike is the Keiser M3i Indoor Cycle. This sleek, made in the USA indoor bike has every feature in the book including a Bluetooth computer for tracking workout data and 4-way handlebar and seat adjustments for the perfect bike-fit. The Sunny Health & Fitness Pro is our pick for the spin bike with the highest price to performance ratio. It has everything you need and nothing you don’t. Having the ability to

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Leg Press Machine Reviews – Leg Press Machines Compared

Best Leg press machine :- This is an amazing fitness apparatus used to perform leg press exercises basically focused on lower body muscles workout like Quadriceps, Gluteus maximus, Hamstring and calves. A leg press machine usually consists of a heavy weight that works as a resistance and user need to push that weight using legs. This exercise helps you improve your overall lower body strength. Basically there are two types of leg press machines – vertical leg press which uses weight

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Making Most out of 20 Minutes Workout Time: Expert Tips

If you have only 20 minutes a day to work out, you need to make the most of that time. In actual fact, the type of workout that’s best suited to you will depend on what your training goals are. We’re going to assume that your goal is overall fitness and will break it down into two broad categories of Strength and Endurance. Choose only one of the following at a time: – Strength If you want to gain strength

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Best Rowing Machines 2016 – Reviews and Buying Guide

After a full analysis of every serious rowing machine out this year, the overall winner is undoubtedly the Concept2 Model D. Used by Olympic-level athletes, this is the obvious choice if you want the very best. A deserving winner of our value award is the Stamina Air Rower. This is a very capable machine that gets you the most bang-for-your-buck. Read on for details on the rest of the contenders, testing criteria, tips and advice. Best Rowing Machines – Updated September

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Powertec Workbench Leverage Gym WB-LS Review – The Complete Buying Guide

If the machine you are purchasing is your only equipment and you want to do as many exercises as possible within a single home gym setup, then the Powertec Leverage Workbench Gym WB-LS is definitely the option you should be investing in (You can buy it from here). It is also the machine of choice for you if you prefer to mix and match your workout routine with other equipments and want multiple exercise options. According to user reviews, it

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Best Bike Trainers – Our Top Picks for Indoor Bike Trainers of 2016

A bicycle trainer is a piece of equipment that lets you work-out indoors, converting your outdoor bike into a stationary one. It helps you stay fit during the long winter months or any other time the weather does not permit riding outside. But that’s not all. Bike trainers can be a great way to get an effective workout within a short period of time, which is great for those among us who struggle to ride often due to other commitments.

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7 Must-Try Moves to Get Started With Stretching Workout

Stretching has to be the most underrated thing in the fitness world, mostly because its positive effects are hardly known. It helps you add flexibility and improves the quality of your life, provided it is done religiously and in the most effective form. If you’re a regular gym-goer you would know that before you start weight training, you are supposed to stretch and prepare your muscles for heavy exercises. However, you need not necessarily go to the gym to get

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