Do you believe or not? but it is the push-ups on the uneven bars that load more muscles than the bench press. If you turn to history and return to the 50s, it turns out that the push-ups on the bars with the burden had the reputation of an excellent basic exercise for the chest. But the wave of technical progress and the thirst for profit of the first manufacturers of sports equipment led to the emergence of numerous simulators and various accessories. One of these innovations was the familiar bench for bench press, and the popularity of push-ups turned to bench press. Continue reading
One of the favorite exercises of Arnold Schwarzenegger, pull-ups on the horizontal bar, fraught with great potential. Many bodybuilders are not casual attributed pull-ups to basic exercises. The value of the pull-ups is that they, like the basic exercises, use simultaneously many muscle groups, perfectly working through the middle and upper back.
But all that is needed for pull-ups is the usual horizontal bar or crossbar, which is not only in any gym, but also on the street in courtyards and athletic fields. Continue reading