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Overhead press for bigger shoulders

Overhead press for bigger shoulders

The gain in popularity of the overhead press prior to the 1972 Olympics was partly due to the exercise being an Olympic lift. Unfortunately there were too many areas where the form could suffer and the competitors could lift more weight, which made it increasingly hard to judge. This included swinging the hips forward and putting the back in quite an extreme arched position, with heels being allowed to lift off the platform in competitions approaching the 1972 games. With so much variation making it too hard to judge, the overhead press was dropped from the Olympic lifts after the ...

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    Fat Gripz The Ultimate Arm Builder

    Fat Gripz The Ultimate Arm Builder

    The Fat Gripz bar attachments have been developed as an effective alternative to the standard gripper training tools, and a way of increasing your forearm and grip strength without needing to add any new exercises to your current workout program. How do they work? Whereas many training aids such as weightlifting straps and knee straps can take a while to setup for the lift, these can be clipped onto the bar in less than 10 seconds. It doesn’t matter if you’re curling 60 lb or deadlifting 500 lb. Fat Gripz won’t compress – so you’re always getting effective thick bar ...

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      Differences between the types of creatine available

      With so many different types of creatine now available it can be difficult to know which is the most effective, both in terms of cost and effectiveness. Creatine is one of the most effective muscle building supplements in the supplement world. An amino acid, creatine is found normally in the body, with 95% of it found in the skeletal muscle tissue. The body receives its creatine from food that is eaten, typically 2 grams per day. The body also makes its own creatine in the liver from other amino acids. In this article we’ll take a quick look at some ...

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        York Active 110 Cross Trainer Review

        York Active 110 Cross Trainer

        The York Active 110 Cross Trainer is an excellent example of one of the machines now available with a 12 inch stride length. This product article takes a closer look at this design as well as further useful information such as the quality of assembly instructions and display console features to help you decide if this is the best choice for your own home gym training. Design features When you are looking a new cross trainer, one of the most important design features to look for is the stride length. While the average stride length across most cross trainers is ...

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          York Active 120 2-in-1 Cycle Cross Trainer

          York Active 120 2-In-1 Cycle Cross Trainer

          The combines all the features of a cross trainer with the fully adjustable seat of a stationary exercise bike to give your workouts the benefits of both exercises, training your upper and lower body muscles. York Active 120 2-in-1 Cycle Cross Trainer Review Design features Whenever you are looking to buy a new piece of fitness equipment it’s always important to make sure it can be adjusted to suit your natural running, cycling or rowing motion, depending on the fitness equipment involved. In the case of the York Active 120 2 in 1 cycle cross trainer this has to adjust ...

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            York Active 120 Exercise Bike Review

            York Active 120 Exercise Bike

            The York Active 120 Exercise Bike is the next model up from the Active 110 design, with several major benefits including an additional 14 workout programmes and 8 more levels of magnetic resistance. This product article takes a look at the features and workout programs in a bit more detail to help you decide if this is the exercise bike best suited to your own fitness training. Design features Whenever you look to buy a new piece of workout equipment (cardio equipment in particular) it’s important you are comfortable when training. You will often be sitting, running or standing for ...

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              York Perform 210 Exercise Bike Review

              York Perform 210 Exercise Bike

              The York Perform 210 is one of the most popular exercise bikes produced by leading fitness product company York Fitness. A fully adjustable seat and handlebars, 32 resistance levels and 12 workout programs are just a few of the wide range of features. This product article looks in more detail at all the important details such as the design features, workout programs and even quality of assembly instructions to help you decide if this is the best choice for your home workouts. Design features If you were to take a look at different styles of road bike, one of the ...

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                York Active 120 Treadmill Review

                York Active 120 Treadmill

                The York Active 120 Treadmill has been designed with space saving efficiency in mind thanks to the folding design, as well as providing 12 workout programmes to help add variation to your training. Design features In terms of the overall design of the York Active 120, something you may immediately notice is the size of the running area. While treadmills such as the Tunturi Pure Run 1.0 will have relatively large running areas of over 150cm in length, the Active 120 running deck is limited to 120cm. This essentially means that if your natural running stride is approaching or over ...

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                  Kettler Premium Magnetic Rower Review

                  Kettler Premium Magnetic Rower

                  The Kettler Premium Magnetic Rower has been designed around a single glide rail, angled at a slight decline to create more clearance between the rowing bar and your knees. The resistance itself is controlled manually by a hand wheel located just below the belt, keeping it within easy reach even when rowing. One of the benefits of a magnetic resistance rowing machine is the quietness of the flywheel when in motion. With no noisy fans to create the resistance, the 8 different levels can be controlled by a magnet being moved closer to or further away from the 4kg flywheel. ...

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                    Garmin eTrex 20 Outdoor Handheld GPS Unit

                    Garmin eTrex 20 Outdoor Handheld GPS Unit

                    Easy to use interface Additional maps are available to download for the Garmin eTrex 20 which will include more details of locations such as restaurants and hotels. If you don’t know the exact name of where you want to go then you can also search for places that are near a particular location using the ‘Search Near’ menu option. If you are looking to plan an entire route around many waypoints then this is also supported, allowing you to plot multiple waypoints on a map. The main menu options have also been designed to be as clear as possible even ...

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