If you want to pack on muscular size and strength, it can be tempting to head straight for the weights room and do compound lifts such as bench presses and back squats rather than press-ups, lunges and other bodyweight exercises. There’s a common assumption that bodyweight moves are...

Home workouts

It can sometimes feel like the fitness industry is in a constant rush to find the next big thing – the new diet, workout class or item of training kit that will get amazing results. In the process, everyone ends up overlooking tried-and-tested tools that do an outstanding...

How To Do Calf Raises

There are some exercise where you can immediately feel how hard your body is working, and then there are some that can feel pointless while you’re doing them. Calf raises often fall into the latter category – but beneath the surface they are doing a great deal of...
Bigger biceps. That’s the promise of preacher curls. While we like to go into great detail about the benefits of a particular exercise, there’s really no need with the preacher curl. If you want to sculpt guns worthy of Navarone, add this move to your workouts. It’s not an...
If you want to get serious about strength, you need to know your one-rep max (the most amount of weight you can lift for a single rep) in the big moves. Building up to testing your limits involves doing low-rep sets, which will increase your strength and test...

How To Do The Thruster

The front squat and the overhead press are both superb exercises for building strength and size, so it makes sense that merging the two into one combo move creates something pretty darn effective. The thruster is that compound move, and it works muscles and joints throughout the body to...