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February 25, 2015
So I’m here with my arm in a sling after a mountain biking mishap, struggling to find some exercises I can still do for something of a workout. And then, right on cue, this video pops up on Facebook.
I’m thinking I’m shut down with a minor injury, while this guy doesn’t even have an arm and is doing barbell cleans? No comparison!(more...)
February 15, 2015
What is it about intense workouts that make us mentally calm? Joe Rogan has some interesting thoughts to share.
“The people that I know that have the hardest time keeping it together emotionally are the people who don’t work out.”
There’s nothing quite like intense, challenging workouts for channeling aggression and making everything else in your life …(more...)
November 25, 2014
A power rack or half rack is a popular piece of weight training equipment that is mainly used as a convenient workout station for freeweight barbell exercises.
Power racks, also known as power cages, surround the barbell with 4 uprights and safety bars underneath, catching the barbell on a failed rep or if you fall forwards or backwards.
Half racks do not enclose the barbell with 4 uprights. The barbell is used off the front of the rack only, and only some models include safety arms to catch a failed rep.(more...)
October 2, 2014
You know you want to do bench presses, but you’re not sure what barbell you need, or what will fit your rack.
You came to the right place! Here’s how you figure it out.
First, if you already have a bench with attached bar holders, or a power rack, measure it. What you want to measure is the width of where the bar is going to be sitting on the rack. . See the diagram to the right. Be sure to measure from the outside of one side to the outside of the other, not just the space inside. So in total you’re measuring:(more...)