There’s one thing that all lifters, whether recreational or professional, can agree on — when it comes to the back, bigger is better. A pair of well-developed lats and traps not only help
Stretching seems to frequently fall in and out of favor in the fitness world. Much of the discourse surrounding stretching as a viable — or wasteful, depending on who you ask — practice comes
The farmer’s carry — a simple exercise that has a person walk while holding two dumbbells — enhances grip and core strength, balance and coordination, posture, and overall total body strength. This loaded
“Grace” is one of those workouts that has historically freaked me out: 30 clean & jerks for time is a simple workout (and I love weightlifting), but like many CrossFitters, I used to
If you’re looking for a way to spice up your training with a variety of different movements that will leave you hands-on-your-knees tired while still developing some serious power and strength, look no
One of the most damaging misconceptions surrounding the world of fitness is that lifting weights is simply an exercise in vanity. But an essential lesson to internalize — for both experienced athletes and
The kettlebell swing is a ballistic movement seen throughout strength and conditioning realms, functional fitness competitions, and everyday fitness. Two popular variations are the Russian and American kettlebell swing. The most common form
Few exercises isolate your entire back quite like bent-over rows. You hinge forward, brace your core, and then draw your elbows to squeeze the living daylights out of your lats, rhomboids, and traps.