One of the tendencies in power sports is one trend: they often may not pay enough attention to such basic exercises as squats or deadlifts, but this never happens with the bench press. The bench press is really incredibly popular, and even very distant people from the gym, once inside it, intuitively start classes with a bench press. And the weight of the bar raised from the chest is a kind of universal rank among the students.
And now some dry facts. The bench press refers to one of the three basic exercises in bodybuilding and powerlifting. Performing the bench press perfectly develops all the chest muscles, deltoids and triceps. This is the best exercise for gaining weight and developing the strength of the pectoral muscles. Continue reading
Despite its popularity in gyms, lifting biceps does not apply to basic bodybuilding exercises. Why? Quite simply, this exercise lures a limited array of muscles into the work, and therefore it doesn’t have much benefit from it in terms of gaining mass and strength of the whole body. Lifting the barbell gives a good load only on the biceps, as well as the muscles of the inner surface of the forearms.
Moreover, you will never be able to pump your big biceps if you do not perform basic exercises, and limit yourself to just lifting the barbell. Continue reading
Hyperextension (in English hyperextension – overdistension, overdistension) is an auxiliary exercise, which works well on the muscles of the lower back, tightens the buttocks and gives a decent load on the biceps of the thigh. Exercise is good in itself for strengthening and preventing lower back injuries, as well as warming up the muscles before performing heavier exercises, such as deadlift.
Hyperextensions will also serve as an excellent therapeutic movement if you have a lower back injury.
Technique perform hyperextension Continue reading