Tag Archives: Strength Training

6 Best Free Weight Exercises for Women & Men

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Free weight exercises are resistance exercises where you can pick up and move “free” objects and items. These are machineless workouts that use dumbbells, adjustable dumbbells, kettlebells, barbells, and/or medicine balls. Dumbbells are recognized as the most versatile type of free weight. Free weight workouts help you to target specific areas across the upper and lower body. In this post, …

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How To Start Calisthenics: Quick Beginner’s Guide

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Before you start calisthenics training, you may want to get a grasp of the discipline’s basics. Read our previous post on the basics of calisthenics – it will help you to lay the groundwork before you begin. You’ve probably seen a ton of posts about calisthenics and bodyweight training. With so much out there, you might struggle with figuring out …

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Basic Calisthenics For Beginners

man and woman squatting

Basic calisthenics uses a person’s whole bodyweight with minimal or no equipment at all. This form of exercise focuses more on strength training. Luckily, the exercises are not as challenging to perform as the word “calisthenics” is to say. Chances are that you already include some calisthenics exercises in your workout routine. Think along the lines of squats, pushups, pullups, …

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4 Major Benefits Of Incline Push Ups | Upper Body & Core Muscles

Woman in push up pose

If you haven’t already included the incline push up variation in your training, you’re missing out on some major benefits. When done correctly, this movement not only builds your upper body strength, it also builds muscle in the chest, arms, and core. If you’re interested in increasing your bench press or weight lifting skills, this movement isn’t just for beginners …

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Top 10 Strength Training Blogs 2015

Top 10 Strength Training Blogs 2015

When we mention the term ‘strength training’, many people immediately start thinking about powerlifting, World’s Strongest Man competitions, and Olympic lifts like the clean and jerk. But the fact is that strength training can be performed in a number of different ways, including body weight exercises and training specifically for functional strength, as well as using the more conventional free …

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