The development of calf muscles requires probably the greatest patience and effort from anyone engaged in the gym. The main exercises for pumping calves are considered to be all kinds of lifting on toes. The most effective of these is considered the option of standing rises, since in this case not only calf, but also soleus muscles are loaded, the development of which will allow you to achieve a significant increase in calf volume and give them a distinctly convex shape.
In addition, well-developed calf muscles are a great bonus in almost any sport, whether it is jogging or gymnastics. Continue reading
Bench press above head or chest press is an excellent exercise to increase the volume and strength of the shoulders; it develops the anterior and middle bundles of deltoid muscles, involves in the process the upper chest, triceps and rotator muscles of the shoulder.
The bench press can be performed in two variations: sitting or standing. When lifting is performed while standing in a weight restraint, muscles of almost the entire body are involved. But doing it while sitting, and leaning on the back of the bench, you take the load off the waist, which will allow you to more precisely influence the muscles of the upper half of the body. In addition, this option is definitely safer. Continue reading
A trapezoid, of course, is not the muscle for which “pumping” first of all any person who came to the gym is taken. But the more sophisticated he becomes in bodybuilding and fitness, the more often the desire and understanding of purposeful work on trapezius muscles can be seen. And at this very moment it is not superfluous to recall the scars.
Despite the fact that in many strength exercises and even everyday situations (for example, walking from a store with heavy bags in their hands), trapezes get a load, yet in order to maximize growth and development they require purposeful work on themselves. Continue reading