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Move of the Week: Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press

Adding the Dumbbell Shoulder Press to your shoulder routine will give you that well-developed look you need for the bodybuilding stage.

Smash your shoulders with this dumbbell destroyer Adding the move to your shoulder routine will give you that well-developed look you need for the bodybuilding stage Target muscle: Anterior (front) deltoids Execution: Step One: Grab two dumbbells and sit on a bench with a back support. Step Two: Bring the ...

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Move of the Week: Skull Crushers

You should not be put off by the name of this exercise, also known as the lying tricep extension. It is one of the best exercises to build massive triceps.

Try out this tricep builder for size! You should not be put off by the name of this exercise, also known as the lying tricep extension. It is one of the best exercises to build massive triceps. Primary Muscles Worked: Lateral, long and medial heads of the triceps Execution: Step ...

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Move of the Week: Cable Rope Crunches

If your goal is a well-conditioned physique you cannot ignore ab development, this is a good enough reason to add cable rope crunches to your programme.

Add this highly effective move to your arsenal for abs If your goal is a well-conditioned physique you cannot ignore abdominal development. The stronger your midsection is the more weight you will be able to lift, carry, pull or push. This is a good enough reason to add some abdominal ...

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Move of the Week: Incline Sit-Ups

Performing sit-ups on an incline board has been a staple of bodybuilders for ages.

A superb ab builder Performing sit-ups on an incline board has been a staple of bodybuilders for ages. The exercise hits the entire abdominal region from the top to the bottom. A variation is to also perform the movement on the floor. Main muscles worked: The rectus abdominis – It ...

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Move of the Week: The Lat Pulldown

The Lat Pulldown, which typically requires a resistance machine with an overhead cable attachment, can maximize your lat growth!

Spread your wings! The Lat Pulldown, which typically requires a resistance machine with an overhead cable attachment, can maximize your lat growth and can be done with multiple variations: Wide-grip Pulldowns to the front Reverse-grip Pulldowns Behind-the-neck Pulldowns Unilateral Lat Pulldowns It is one of the most popular movements in ...

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Move of the Week: Incline Barbell Press

The Incline Barbell Press is The tried-and-tested compound move that has built a million upper chests!

The tried-and-tested compound move that has built a million upper chests Who does not want a chest like Arnold? Training the upper chest is extremely important if your goal is overall balance in the upper body. The Incline Barbell Bench is one of the most common exercises to hit the ...

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Move of the Week: Rear Delt Fly

Develop your rear delts with the rear delt fly

Develop your rear delts Although your shoulders are smaller muscles than your back, chest or legs they are crucial when standing on a bodybuilding stage. Magnificently developed shoulders that compliment your V-taper or X-frame can be yours when you target all aspects of the deltoid muscles – the anterior, medial ...

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Supersetting: More work in less time

A superset, two exercises performed consecutively without rest, is popular when you don't have hours to do countless exhaustive reps and sets in the gym.

A superset, two exercises performed consecutively without rest, is popular when you don’t have hours to do countless exhaustive reps and sets in the gym.  The traditional method is combining two exercises of antagonistic or opposing muscle groups such as barbell curls with tricep pushdowns. This strategy is effective because ...

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Move of the Week: Parallel Bar Dips

Muscle-up with dips Last week we featured bench dips using two flat benches. This week we focus on the parallel bar dips, described by many lifters, bodybuilders and powerlifters as one of the most effective exercises to strengthen and develop the upper body. The dip is usually paired with the ...

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Move of the Week: Bench dips

Bench dips can be a great addition to the exercises you perform for arms.

Bench dips can be a great addition to the exercises you perform for arms. Because of the wonders of gravity you can get an awesome workout for your triceps by simply lowering your body toward the ground and then pushing yourself upward between two benches. The height of the benches ...

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