Bench Press – Is It the Ultimate Test of Strength, or an Overrated Tradition?
If you’ve lift weights before or are on a strength program currently, chances are you’ve performed the bench press. It is quintessential “lift” of mainstream strength training. Everyone KNOWS the bench press.
The bench press is world-renown. Just take a look at the sport of powerlifting … Continue reading
Injuries That Can Occur with the Deadlift
I went in the gym this morning to get my pull-workout in, and I started it off with some deadlifts. ‘Cause, why the hell not?
My warm-up felt fine, so I went on to performing my working set for the workout. I’ve been worrying about preventing low-back-rounding as well as my hips shooting … Continue reading
Fitness for the End of the World
7am. You wake up like usual. Make your coffee, eat your bagel, and read the paper. As you walk outside to your car, you realize something’s “off”. Your neighbor is standing on his lawn, so you go up to him to see how he’s doing. Then, you realize half of his face is … Continue reading
If you were to strengthen your biceps – through biceps curls, rows, chin-ups, etc. – without strengthening your triceps, what would happen? Would your elbow become injured over time? Would your flexibility diminish? Would all hell break loose? Or, would your biceps simply just be stronger than your biceps, and that’s it?
Well, it’d certainly be interesting to … Continue reading