Calisthenics vs Weight Lifting: Which is Best for your Goals?

Calisthenics vs weight lifting, which is better? Well, it all depends on your goals. Calisthenics refers to the practice of working out by using your own body weight, while weight lifting requires that you use an external weight(s). Most people assume that weight lifting is the only way to gain size and strength, or that… Read More

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Classification & Methods of Resistance Training

This article is organised as follows: Part 01: Introduction. Part 02: Classifications of Resistance Training. Part 03: Methods of Resistance Training. Part 04: Miscellaneous. PART ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.0 Introduction This article provides a brief outline of the classification and methods of resistance exercise. It will look at how we can classify resistive exercise, outlining some… Read More

The Benefits of Weighted Vest Training

Weight vests are a tool that have quickly become popular among fitness and exercise enthusiasts for the substantial benefits they purportedly offer. Advocates claim that incorporating a vest into your workouts can help to build muscle size and strength, increase running endurance, and accelerate weight loss.  While the scientific jury is still out on whether… Read More

5 Crossfit EMOM Workouts to Get Stronger

EMOM is an acronym meaning: Every Minute On the Minute It is an intense form of interval training that has a a number of benefits. How it works is that at the start of every minute you perform a specific exercise with the intention of completing it within that minute. So, for example, you might… Read More

How to Do a Bootcamp-Style Workout from Home or on the Road

Bootcamp fitness classes are great for people who love to push themselves and get in a solid workout in a short period of time. However, they are not always accessible. Whether you can not afford a regular gym membership, do not have anyone to watch your kids while you exercise, or are on the road… Read More

What Causes the ‘Sticking Point’ During a Lift?

Let’s imagine a woman is performing a common bicep curl with a barbell. After several repetitions of the exercise, she notices that the barbell seems to be heavier, and the exercise more difficult at the 90° elbow angle position than at any other position in the ROM (range of motion). She has heard the term… Read More

Bar Brothers ‘The System’ Review by Man vs Weight

If you are interested in calisthenics and bodyweight training, then you might be intrigued by ‘The System’ developed by the Bar Brothers. Bar Brothers is one of the most popular worldwide bodyweight training movements designed to build an athletic, muscular body with nothing more than your own body weight (and occasionally a heave bar). Bar… Read More