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Dumbbell sumo deadlift

The Dumbbell Sumo Deadlift: How To Do, Benefits, And Tips

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The dumbbell sumo deadlift is a popular variation of the much-loved sumo deadlift (which itself is a variation of the conventional dl). It’s an incredible full-body compound lift and one of the best alternatives to the conventional barbell DL. How does it differ from the conventional lift? Well, first of all in this modification, either a single or a set of dumbbells are used instead… Read More »The Dumbbell Sumo Deadlift: How To Do, Benefits, And Tips

Different types of deadlifts

5 different types of deadlifts you have never heard of

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The deadlift is one of the most popular exercises ever. It is considered to be the best full-body weightlifting exercise by many. As a large compound lift, it trains your whole body, with the main focus going on your posterior chain muscles.  It’s also one of the most beneficial lifts you can perform. It is great for building tons of muscle mass, increasing your overall… Read More »5 different types of deadlifts you have never heard of

The reeves deadlift

The Reeves Deadlift: Exercise guide, Benefits, and Tips

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The Reeves deadlift is a DL variation that is very similar to the snatch grip deadlift. Both exercises have an extra-wide grip of the barbell. In the snatch grip DL, you are gripping the bar at its ends, but in the Reeves version, you are taking it even further and gripping the barbell from its plates.  It places an extra load on your upper-body muscles… Read More »The Reeves Deadlift: Exercise guide, Benefits, and Tips

the shovel deadlift

The Shovel Deadlift: Exercise guide, Benefits, and Tips

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Seeing someone do the shovel deadlift in the gym might look strange and even weird at first glance. If you’re not familiar with the exercise, it might seem very unorthodox, but this deadlift variation is actually one of the best core lifts you can perform with the barbell. So what makes this exercise strange? Well, in this deadlift alteration, only one side of the bar… Read More »The Shovel Deadlift: Exercise guide, Benefits, and Tips

Zercher deadlift

The Zercher Deadlift: Exercise guide, Benefits, and Tips

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The Zercher deadlift is a strange and very unorthodox looking exercise. It’s a very challenging and extremely hard variation of the conventional deadlift. But what makes this lift so challenging and daunting? Well, it’s because of two things. First, the way the barbell is held and secondly the impossible-looking starting position of the lift. In the ZDL you hold the bar with your forearms basically… Read More »The Zercher Deadlift: Exercise guide, Benefits, and Tips

the bulgarian deadlift

The Bulgarian Deadlift: Exercise guide, Benefits, and Tips

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At first sight, the Bulgarian deadlift is a strange and a very awkward variation of the conventional deadlift. But in reality, this DL variation is a “beast” of an exercise. It might be a little challenging to master at first, but when you do, it will quickly become one of your favorites lifts to do at the gym.  What makes this unconventional exercise so hard… Read More »The Bulgarian Deadlift: Exercise guide, Benefits, and Tips

13 most effective ab exercises

13 Most Effective AB Exercises

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Many of us dream of having six-pack abs. Well defined and good looking abdominal muscles have become somewhat of a symbol for fitness and being in shape. Sadly, it’s not a simple task to achieve. It takes a good combination of clean dieting, the right ab exercises, and a solid workout routine to see any real results. In this article, we will focus on the… Read More »13 Most Effective AB Exercises

4 best lower back exercises

4 Best Lower Back Exercises To Strengthen Your Back

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Weak lower back muscles can lead to various injuries and back pain. Back pain can interfere with our day to day lives and make even the simplest of tasks a nightmare. Now, I’m confident that nobody wants that. All of that can be avoided by properly exercising and strengthening your lower back muscles. In this article, we have picked our four favorite and possibly the… Read More »4 Best Lower Back Exercises To Strengthen Your Back

The Strict Press

The Strict Press: Benefits, Variations and How To Do

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The strict shoulder press is definitely one of the best shoulder exercises ever. It’s great for gaining insane upper body strength and packing a lot of muscle mass in your deltoids. But what’s so good about the strict press? Well, it isolates and targets your whole shoulder area. Not many exercises are capable of doing that. Also, it’s an incredible exercise to develop your overhead… Read More »The Strict Press: Benefits, Variations and How To Do

bench press alternative

The 14 Best Bench Press Alternatives

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The bench press is definitely one of the most popular and well-known exercises ever. It’s the go-to chest exercise for millions and for a good reason. Bench pressing is super effective. It’s the best compound exercise you can do for your pecs and chest muscles. But for one or another reason we can’t always rely on this amazing exercise. There are plenty of reasons to… Read More »The 14 Best Bench Press Alternatives