Squatting is one of the most important basic exercises in bodybuilding and powerlifting. Squats are often used as ancillary exercises in many sporting disciplines, as well as used as a general strengthening and rehabilitation exercise. Along with the deadline, squats give the greatest impetus to gain strength and muscle mass of the whole body.
Being a multi-joint exercise, squats involve several muscle groups in the work. Of course, the main load falls on the muscles of the legs, but in addition to the legs, straightening the muscles of the back, abdominal muscles and buttocks also work. Continue reading
Lifting dumbbells for biceps is similar in its effect to barbell lifts, and besides it has a number of fundamental advantages over it.
First, lifting the dumbbell avoids even hints of pain in the wrists or elbows, which often occurs when working with a barbell. The pain that arises — the result of the unnatural position of the hands and elbows while holding and lifting the barbell — is a harbinger of injuries that can be avoided when working with dumbbells. Continue reading
The bench press on an inclined bench, like the classic bench press, will load your chest perfectly, not forgetting about triceps and deltas. Its great advantage is the fact that cheating is almost impossible in the tilting press, the one that very often occurs when you press the bench on a horizontal bench.
It is almost impossible to beat the barbell from the chest on an inclined bench: firstly, it is inconvenient, and secondly, if you still get this technique, the barbell will not go up, but forward. With a lot of weight, it is very dangerous, but you will feel it in the work with the small and no longer want to repeat it. Continue reading