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Best Exercises to Improve Hip Mobility for Squats

Improving your mobility can often be the answer you need if you struggle with your squat depth or with pain during squats. This article will cover the best exercises to improve hip mobility for squats. The first step in any mobility routine is to identify the areas you need to focus your mobility work. For that, access our free ULTIMATE...
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Trulap Dumbbell Review

If you are in the market for an adjustable dumbbell, then the Trulap 8592 deserves serious consideration. I’ve had my set for about four months while writing this, and I love this dumbbell. I’ll cover the pros and cons of this adjustable dumbbell in this Trulap Adjustable Dumbbell review. Trulap Dumbbell Review Trulap Dumbbell Weight Capacity The most significant factor...
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Deadlift Anthropometrics

The deadlift trains more muscles than any other exercise. Crushing the hamstrings, glutes, back, traps, and forearms. Building deadlift strength translates to sports performance and is a great movement to incorporate into low back rehab programs. Performing the deadlift with proper technique is crucial to your long-term progress and one factor that will greatly impact your form is your limb...
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Thompson Fat Pad Review

Thompson Fat Pad Review The Thompson Fat Pad has been the only bench press pad I’ll lift heavy on for several years. Its’ quality is unmatched, and the safety I feel benching on this over cheap, puny pads is insane. In this Thompson Fat Pad review video, I’ll share with you why you should consider purchasing this bench press pad...
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Best Exercises for a Stiff Low Back

Best Exercises for a Stiff Low Back Are you struggling with low back stiffness? Sitting, walking, lifting weights, and so many other activities suck when your low back doesn’t move as you want it to! In this article, I will share my favorite movements to unlock a stiff low back!   Reverse Hypers  Often, a stiff low back can be...
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Best Deadlift Cues to Improve Your Technique

Best Deadlift Cues to Improve Your Technique The deadlift is one of the best exercises that can be performed to build whole-body strength, increase sports performance, and in rehabbing back injuries. To maximize your deadlift performance, and minimize your risk of injury, focus on these five best deadlift cues!   Deadlift Cue #1 – Engage Your Lats I explain the...
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Trulap vs Nuobell Dumbbells

The recent additions of new brands into the adjustable dumbbell space have brought consumers a few great options for home dumbbell sets without crushing the bank account or taking up too much space. Two of those adjustable dumbbells are the Trulap 8592 and the Smrtft NÜOBELL. Which of these dumbells is the best for your gym? Let’s examine the pros...
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Best Rotator Cuff Strength Exercises

The shoulder is the most commonly injured area of the body for fitness athletes. Whether rehabbing from an injury or trying to keep your shoulders healthy and avoid one, increasing rotator cuff strength should be a priority in your training. Rotator Cuff Injuries 101 The rotator cuff comprises four muscles: the supraspinatus, subscapularis, infraspinatus, and teres minor. While each produces...
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Should You Wear a Weightlifting Belt?

A common debate in the health & fitness world revolves around the need for and usefulness of weightlifting belts. You’ll far too commonly hear arguments that weightlifting belts will “weaken your core” or “isn’t functional.” But if you look at most elite lifters in strength sports, you’ll always see them wearing a belt during maximal lifts. So what’s the truth...
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