Monthly Archives: July 2013

How to get a bigger chest

It is every man’s dream to have a fit and toned body and a well built physique. Within the category of a well built physique also comes a big chest. A chest adds to a man’s pride and helps him gain a lot of confidence. It is also believed and seen that females prefer men who have bigger chests than those who don’t.  But without some pain, there is no gain, and one has to perform many exercises so as to gain a desired chest size. There are two types of exercises which can help a man get a bigger chest, and these include-bench press exercises and weighted dips or bench dips. On the other hand, there are certain exercises which a person must avoid if he is trying to get a big chest and these include pec flyes, cable flyes, dumbbell flyes and bodyweight flyes. Continue reading

Best Exercises for Arms

We have asked around amongst bodybuilders and have put together the bicep and tricep exercises which most have found to be the most effective. In this post we try to give general information about form, but on the whole just try to be conscious of if you are straining wrists or elbows. So, with disclaimers aside, onto the best exercises for arms…

Rope push down warm-up

This is especially good for warming up the elbows. Stand in front of the pulley and grasp the rope attachment with your hands side by side and your palms facing down. Position your elbows to Continue reading

Most Dangerous Gym Machines

There are many different types of machines in the gym and the list of most dangerous ones is given in this post. We identify the machines, explain why they’re dangerous, and offer alternatives or tips on how to use them more safely.One of the most dangerous gym machines is Behind the Neck Shoulder Press Machine as it puts too much stress on the shoulders and its use also involves risk of impingement. Too much torque is put on the spine if the Rotary Torso Machine is not used efficiently and this can prove to be dangerous.

Another name in the list is one Seated Back Extension Machine that leads to Continue reading