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If you subscribe to the notion that resistance band training is for wimps, then allow us to (hopefully) change your mind
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Bands provide more tension through an exercise’s range of motion than dumbbells, barbells, and dumbbells. Translation: You’re going to feel a serious burn. They’re also (generally) easier on your joints, and, unlike any standard weight training tools, you can take them with you anywhere. And if you’re serious about getting strong, bands can help improve your total on the big three. There are, however, so many types of bands. There are bands with sensors, bands with handles, bands for your shoulders, and bands for your butt. Feeling a little overwhelmed? Yeah, we get it. Below, we’ve compiled six of the...
A hex bar is a hexagon-shaped barbell with weight sleeves on each side, also known as a trap bar
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It allows the athlete to stand inside the hexagon to perform deadlifts, shrugs, and more. Some of the benefits of using a hex bar for deadlift training include better perfecting hip-hinging mechanics, less stress on the lower back, and a shorter range of motion due to elevated handles (a good tool for beginners). The most common variance between trap bar options is weight capacity, space within the hexagon, and the height of the handles. There are some unique designs on the market that offer more utility but involve some assembly. Let’s get in a proper stance and find the best...
Many lifters dream of having a dedicated training space to call their own, set up to their exact specifications, and brimming with only the finest pieces of equipment
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Well, owning your own home gym doesn’t have to be a pipe dream. Sure, it’ll take some budgeting and planning, but like training itself, building a home gym is a lengthy endeavor that pays for itself over time. Owning a home gym is convenient, cost-effective in the long run, and more private. Better yet, if you train for a specific sport, you can outfit your home with only the equipment you need. Of course, you need to know where to start, which is why we’ve curated a list of home gym essentials to get you started. Home Gym Essentials Weight...