How to get a v-shaped torso

How to get a v-shaped torso

A V-shaped torso under a tight t-shirt or shirt hints of the athleticism of the person. You don’t need to get big and bulky for that, only work a few select muscles to help enhance this effect. Here’s how.

Beginners: machines or free weight?

Beginners: machines or free weight?

Here are a few good reasons why beginners in particular should stay away from machines.

What makes a good workout?

What makes a good workout?

You’ve worked hard at the gym and feel pretty good about yourself. But how hard did you work? How do you define it?

How to do the shoulder dumbell press

How to do the shoulder dumbell press

Technique, variations and main advantage of this power movement that gives a good stretch too.

Why and how to do the leg press

Why and how to do the leg press

Find out the correct technique for doing the leg press, what to avoid and why it’s an excellent exercise.

How to do the dumbell chest press?

How to do the dumbell chest press?

Find out the technique, advantages and variations of the dumbell chest press in this article.

Beyond the squat

Beyond the squat

The squat is the king of all exercises but even the king needs replacing sometimes. Here are alternatives when you stop making progress from this exercise.

How to breathe when lifting weights

How to breathe when lifting weights

Many beginners are unsure of the correct breathing technique in weight lifting. It’s very simple. You breathe out when you make the effort. A full pair of lungs and a contracted ribcage give you added stability through intra-abdominal pressure and ability to lift more as well as plenty of fresh oxygen when you need it […]

A different cycling training

A different cycling training

Where I used to live, there was a very steep slope going up a mountain pass. So steep in fact that I was unable to cycle up it on my bicycle. My friend could and that used to make me jealous. No matter how hard I tried, I was simply unable to cover the whole […]