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Standing Leg Curls

Introduction Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Hamstrings Equipment: Machine Level: Beginner What are Standing Leg Curls The leg curl, also known as the hamstring curl, is an isolation exercise that targets the hamstring muscles in a safe, effective way from a sitting position. The exercise involves flexing the lower leg against resistance towards the buttocks. While key compound […]

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Dumbbell Deadlifts

Introduction Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Hamstrings Equipment: Dumbbell Level: Intermediate What are Dumbbell Deadlifts? Dumbbell deadlifts are often referred to as “the king of all exercises” and for good reason, continue reading and you’ll soon find out why. Gym goers either love or hate dumbbell deadlifting. They love it because of […]

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Decline push-ups

Introduction Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Chest Equipment: Body Only or a weight vest Level: Beginner Also known as press ups. What are Decline push-ups? Decline push-ups are actually one of the simplest yet most beneficial exercises you can perform to gain strength and muscle in all of the right places, they require zero […]

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Resistance Band Tricep Pushdown

Introduction Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Triceps Equipment: Cable or Resistance Band Level: Beginner What is the Resistance band Tricep Pushdown? You might have noticed that “Triceps Pushdowns” – a common cable exercise for the arms – can be done in a variety of ways.  Aside from the fact that there are lots of […]

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Resistance band side lateral raise

Introduction Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Shoulders Equipment: Resistance Band or Dumbbell Level: Beginner What are Resistance Band Side Lateral Raises? Side lateral raises are a very effective shoulder-strengthening movement which is designed to isolate the lateral head of the deltoid muscle. When performed regularly, this exercise can help you develop stronger, broader shoulders. All you […]

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Barbell Calf Raise

Introduction Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Calves Equipment: Machine, barbell or dumbbell Level: Beginner What are Barbell Calf Raises? The barbell calf raise or also know as standing barbell calf raises is an excellent place to start doing legs. It’s an easy exercise you can do anywhere – you can knock out a set while brushing […]

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Seated Dumbbell Shrugs

Introduction Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Traps (Shoulders) Equipment: Dumbbells Level: Beginner What are Seated Dumbbell Shrugs? Most people who go to the gym do dumbbell shoulder shrugs completely wrong. When they pull up on the weight, they use their legs to bounce, giving themselves an extra boost. To get your traps to […]

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Barbell Incline Bench Press

Introduction Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Chest Equipment: Barbell Level: Beginner What is the Barbell incline bench press? However, although it can seem pretty simple, there is more complexity to the barbell incline bench press than many people realise as they may not know how to bench press with proper form. The barbell incline […]

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Cross body hammer curls

Introduction Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Biceps Secondary muscles worked: Forearms Equipment: Dumbbell Level: Beginner What is the Cross body hammer curl? Surprisingly, I often get asked the question of “what is the cross body hammer curl”, Cross body hammer curls are a simple bicep exercise that strengthens, tones, and sculpts the arms […]

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Dumbbell front raise

Introduction Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Shoulders Equipment: Dumbbell or a resistance band Level: Beginner What is the dumbbell front raise? Surprisingly, I often get asked the question of “what is the dumbbell front raise”, When it comes to working on your front delts, there is simply no better exercise than the dumbbell […]

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