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Exercises differ in quality. Some are superior to others. A chosen few are also known as the "big three." The bench press, squat, and deadlift are the "big three." These are the three lifts that powerlifters utilize to compare their strength to that of the competition using the combined total. These lifts are so common because they are so challenging to do safely and effectively, often requiring complex techniques. These compound exercises work every muscle group in your body collectively, with a focus on the biggest and most impressive muscles. They function as the foundation of the majority of exercise...

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If you want to feel motivated, you need to move (or, more appropriately, take action) first and then the motivation comes.  If you want to have more motivation, it’s important that you stop thinking of motivation in the way you’ve been taught. When you don’t feel like doing something — especially something you haven’t tried or succeeded at before — you might say, “I don’t feel motivated.” To get going, maybe you read quotes, listen to music, or watch an inspirational movie hoping to find your spark.  But, here’s the problem: boosting motivation doesn’t work that way.  WE THINK MOTIVATION...

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Squat rack is the centerpiece of nearly every gym. In this guide, we cover the main differences between the most common types of squat racks for home gyms or professional fitness studios.  Finding the perfect fitness rack for your gym can be a bit of a hassle and is definitely not something to take lightly, as this piece of equipment will probably stay with you the longest. Y shouldn't stress about it too much either, so we've prepared this guide to make your decision-making process a little easier. Where to start: 3 key-factors to keep in mind Start by thinking...

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A set of dumbbells is more than enough to grow muscle, if you know how to use them. Here's a quick and intense full body HIIT workout with hex dumbbells you can do at home or at the gym. Build strength, gain muscles and get toned! The workout includes 5 movements, where each of them is concentrated on different body parts. These are the benefits of training with dumbbells: more stabilization and muscle activation corrects imbalances with unilateral training increased range of motion. better for rest-pause sets, drop sets, and angular changes more accessible when traveling How to grow muscle...

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In today's blog we host Jurij, a professional personal fitness trainer that spends hundreds of hours a month in the gym and knows for sure which equipment is of high quality. Jurij, thank you for your time. Tell us about yourself, who are you, what do you do and what is your goal with clients. Hi, I’m coach Jurij from Slovenia and I am a Personal Trainer. I work with my clients to help them achieve their goals and transform their lives for the better. I truly enjoy introducing a better lifestyle, so people can write better life stories for themselves. What would you...

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