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shovel deadlift

The Shovel Deadlift: Exercise guide, Benefits, and Tips

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

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

At first sight, the Bulgarian deadlift is a strange and a very awkward variation of the conventional deadlift. But in reality, this deadlift 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

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 exercises, and a solid workout routine to see any real results. In this article, we will focus on the training… Read More »13 Most Effective AB Exercises

Lower back exercises

4 Best Lower Back Exercises To Strengthen Your Back

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

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 alternatives

The 14 Best Bench Press Alternatives

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