• What are the Advantages of Using Dumbbells vs. Barbells for Rows?

    4 monthes ago - By Cathe Friedrich

    Do you include rows in your strength-training routine? Rows are a standard training exercise that primarily works the muscles in the back. One reason rows are such an effective exercise is they're a compound movement, one that works multiple muscles at the same time. Doing a high ratio of compound movements, as opposed to isolation movements, is time expedient because you work multiple muscles with a single exercise. Working more than one muscle simultaneously burns more calories and is more effective for building functional strength.
    What muscles do you target with rows? The most popular...
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  • Push-Ups: How Hand Position Changes the Muscles You Work

    Push-Ups: How Hand Position Changes the Muscles You Work

    4 monthes ago - By Cathe Friedrich

    Push-ups are one of the most popular bodyweight exercises and one that works multiple muscle groups simultaneously. While we characteristically think of push-ups as a triceps exercise, pushing your body weight off the floor also works your biceps, pecs, deltoids, and muscles in your back, including the trapezius and deltoids. Who wouldn't love an exercise that does so much?
    Push-ups also have many variations. One of the easiest ways to modify a push-up is to change the position of your hands. For a standard push-up, you place your hands at shoulder level, taking care not to let your elbows...
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