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Dumbbell Deadlift vs. Barbell Deadlift

weightlifting

The deadlift is one of the gym exercises that engage the entire body – some muscles are directly targeted, others serve as support system, but all of them work hard. It is probably the complexity and the efficiency of the exercise that has earned the deadlift its nickname, the King, but there is one more aspect that makes it a …

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The Number of Calories Burned Spinning vs Running

Burning calories

Both spinning and running use basically the same major muscle groups (though they are used very differently) and they are both among the most efficient calorie-burning exercises – some would go for a run whenever they can, either outdoors or on a treadmill, while others prefer the special exercise equipment called spinning bike, but no one ever denies that both …

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How to Perform Bent Over Shrugs Correctly

The Best Body Weight Back Exercises

If you are looking for an isolation strength exercise to work the upper part of your back, you have found it: bent over shrugs are known to be among the most effective exercises for the upper body and they are also exercises that require very little space and gear, therefore they are perfect for your home workout sessions. Include bent …

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Bicep Curls vs. Hammer Curls How Do They Compare?

Bicep curls and hammer curls are both among the most effective exercises to train the upper arm. Both types of curls being nowadays considered to be staples in professional workout plans just as much as in the training plans used by amateurs who mean business and want to see results, you should include bicep curls and hammer curls into your …

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How To Perform Dips At Home

tricep dips

Dips are among the most effective isolation exercises that target the muscles of the chest, the back, the forearms and the upper arms. These compound exercises engage most muscle groups in the superior part of the upper body, but besides the extraordinary efficiency, they come with one more very important benefit: they can be performed equally efficiently with and without …

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Shoulder Muscles Anatomy-Functionality and Exercises

Shoulder Muscle

Shoulders are part of the upper body and are considered as a sign of power. Three bones are involved in the formation of the shoulder: the scapula, the clavicle and the humerus. Shoulders are closely related to the movement of the arms, the back, the chest etc.The major Muscles of the shoulderThe muscles that belong to the shoulder girdle are: teres major, teres minor, deltoid, …

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Bench Press VS Dumbbell Fly

Bench Press vs. Dumbbell Flys

Dumbbell Fly’sDumbbell fly’s are an Upper body exercise that can build strength, size and flexibility. They are often over looked for the more popular bench press exercise. What Muscles Do Dumbbell Fly’s Work?Dumbbell Fly’s work the Pectoralis Major and Pectoralis Minor (The Main Chest Muscles). There are some secondary muscles used while performing chest fly’s too, these muscles are the …

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Supine Bridge Exercise to Strengthen Your Core

Core Strengh

​ The supine bridge exercise is a practical and easy to perform exercise that you can use to strengthen your core muscles, glutes, thighs and even certain secondary muscles.If you do it right, it can easily help you lose more weight or build additional muscle mass and strength. Supine bridge progression is also possible, allowing you to improve your results …

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4 Of The Best Leg Curl Alternatives

Hamstring Curl

If you are getting tired of doing the same old leg curls for you hamstring, the good news is that you can still tone the hamstring, the glutes, and the entire leg by engaging in alternative exercises. These leg curl alternatives can be done at the gym or even at home in some cases.It’s great to utilize some of the …

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Power Clean Benefits – Should you Include Them In Your Workout

Power Clean Exercise

What is a Power Clean? A Power Clean is an explosive move that is a total body exercise.Power Cleans are typically known as an Olympic Style and a sport specific exercise from the force and power the exercise requires and the benefits one can gain from executing the exercise properly.What Muscles Do Power Cleans Use?Power Cleans do not work one …

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