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The ANATOMY of Chin Ups Exercise
The ANATOMY of Chin Ups Exercise

It is very important to understand the mechanics of back exercises and how important form is in performing these exercises. The pictures below will help you understand the muscle anatomy of these exercises. The chin ups or also known as the underhand grip pull up doesn’t just work your lats, the biceps are involve too. Read More…

Tha ANATOMY of Leg Press
Tha ANATOMY of Leg Press

Leg press allows a lifter to work the lower body when the lower back is tired and needs rest. The leg press is a weight training exercise in which the individual pushes a weight or resistance away from them using their legs. The term leg press also refers to the apparatus used to perform this Read More…

The ANATOMY of Stiff Leg Deadlift
The ANATOMY of Stiff Leg Deadlift

The stiff-legged deadlift is a variation whereby the knees are only slightly bent and not moved during the exercise, compared to the Romanian deadlift with knees bent and sitting back. The stiff leg deadlift is a hip dominant exercise. The deadlift is a compound movement that works a variety of muscles groups: – The grip Read More…

The ANATOMY Of Leg Raise
The ANATOMY Of Leg Raise

The leg raise is a strength training exercise which targets the iliopsoas (the interior hip flexors). This is an excellent exercise if you find it difficult to feel the work on your lower abdominals. Because the abdominal muscles are used isometrically to stabalize the body during the motion, leg raises are also often used to Read More…

The Anatomy of The Upright Row Workout
The Anatomy of The Upright Row Workout

  The upright row is a weight training exercise performed by holding a grips with the overhand grip and lifting it straight up to the collarbone. It’s a good compound exercise for hitting all three heads of the deltoid and add mass to your traps. This is a compound exercise that involves the trapezius, the Read More…

Cable Hip Abduction Anatomy
Cable Hip Abduction Anatomy

Hip Abductors Secondary Muscle(s): Gluteus Maximus Gluteus Medius Tensor Fasciae Latae Execution: – Attach a low pulley to your ankle – Gasp the edge of the machine with your opposite hand- – Let your left leg cross in front of your right leg. – Move leg to opposite side of low pulley by abduction hip Read More…

The DEADLIFT Exercise Anatomy
The DEADLIFT Exercise Anatomy

If you reading this post then must of agree that the deadlift is one of the BEST exercises out there. We all know that it makes you physically stronger, but the nature of the exercise also builds mental toughness. The deadlift is an excellent exercise that will strengthen the core and give you six-pack abs. Read More…

The Pullup Exercise Anatomy
The Pullup Exercise Anatomy

Pullups are recognized as the king of the bodyweight exercises. And some will even argue that it’s the king of upper body exercise. Pullup is also an incredible back and core stabilizer. Targeting your lats is important because it stabilize the body for the bigger lift, so you can lift more on your deadlifts, squats, Read More…

The LUNGE Exercise Muscle Anatomy
The LUNGE Exercise Muscle Anatomy

The lunge is used by athletes in cross-training for sports, by weight-trainers as a fitness exercise, and by yogis as part of an asana regimen. The great thing about lunges is you can do it anywhere, you can do it at home, do it outside, while you travel, and you don’t need any fancy equipment Read More…

The ANATOMY of Wide Grip and Close-Grip Seated Cable Row
The ANATOMY of Wide Grip and Close-Grip Seated Cable Row

A seated row is an exercise where the purpose is to strengthen the muscles that draw the rower’s arms toward the body (latissimus dorsi) as well as those that retract the scapulae (trapezius and rhomboids) and those that support the spine (erector spinae). When done on a rowing machine, rowing also exercises muscles that extend Read More…