Category Archives for Training

5 Best Lat Pulldown Alternatives

Lat pulldowns are a great exercise for developing mass and strength in the upper back muscles. Sometimes, though, you need to switch things up or don’t have access to a massive pulldown machine. In that case, here are 5 of the best lat pulldown alternatives for your workout. The exercises below are hardly the only […]

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The Best Medicine Ball Shoulder Exercises

Upper body workouts with a medicine ball can be tricky, but they aren’t impossible. The shoulder muscles in particular can be quite challenging to target. Because of the way they are made, med balls lend themselves to 2 different types of workouts – plyometric and conditioning. Plyometrics should be low volume, explosive movements, such as […]

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How to do Smith Machine Squats

Be it personal preference or access to equipment, you may want to sometimes perform your front or back squats with the use of a Smith machine. The video and explanation below will show you how to do Smith machine squats with proper technique. Smith machine squats might not be a perfect alternative to traditional back […]

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Medicine Ball Lunges: 5 Techniques and Variations

  • March 12, 2019
  • / By Tom

Lunges are one of the most popular exercises around for your lower body.  While they are commonly performed with dumbbells, barbells, or bodyweight as resistance, medicine balls can also be used. Below you will find 5 variations of medicine ball lunges. Medicine Ball Reverse Lunges Reverse lunges are a great alternative to traditional lunges. They […]

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Mike Colter’s workout and diet tips

If you are to be known as a hero for hire, you better be able to intimidate the bad guys.  Mike Colter, who portrays Luke Cage aka Power Man in Netflix’s Jessica Jones as well as his own series, is more than capable of pulling that off. Colter mixes up traditional strength training workouts to go with […]

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