A Bulgarian split squat is an exercise to target your lower body and is undertaken by elevating one leg behind you and squatting down on the front leg.
As a manufacturer of Custom Dumbbells, we were fed up with the lack of clarity surrounding the different types of dumbbells with articles pumping out information that was misleading and factually incorrect. We set about creating the ultimate guide to the different types of dumbbells, the dumbbell coatings, grip variations, shapes, and sizes plus much more
On the face of it, powerlifting may seem to be a relatively straightforward strength sport comprising of three main lifts, the squat, bench press and deadlift.
However, these three lifts require excellent technique and form and this is only achieved by a lot of dedicated practice.
Barbell collars can very often be overlooked in a gym, many people think that they aren’t necessary so don’t tend to bother with them. However, it’s important to use them each and every time you load any weight on to your bar.
Fractional or Micro plates as they are sometimes known are small round steel or cast iron discs with a 50mm centre hole. These plates are used on an Olympic Barbell and provide small increases to the total overall weight helping lifters to break through plateau’s.
Asking yourself these 9 questions below will ensure you get a bench that is safe, providing you good value for money and will help you in achieving the best gains in your workout
It’s suggested that a habit is borne out of doing something regularly for around 10 weeks, and this includes going to the gym.
Following on from gym closures in March 2020, there was concern within the fitness industry that the longer gym members go without using a gym, the less likely that they would return once gyms were to reopen.
What are the kind of weight plates available to purchase, how are they different from one another and what are the fundamental benefits of calibrated plates over others and are they a worthwhile investment for your gym?
For those of you looking to open a commercial gym or facility, the wide variety of gym equipment on offer can be quite confusing.
From the mid 1800’s strength sports weren’t so much of a sport as an act of showmanship. Strongmen would show off their prowess in front of large crowds performing lifts such as the bent press.