How to do the Jumping Press Up

How to do the Jumping Press Up

Before I even begin to explain how to do this exercise you have to understand that this is a highly advanced exercise and you must be very competent not only with a normal press up, but also have a very high level of fitness and co-ordination. Now I have that off my...
Chest Exercise: The Bench Press

Chest Exercise: The Bench Press

What is it for? The Bench Press (a.k.a. the chest press or barbell press) is an exercise that is often used as a true measure of strength. The exercise itself has been around for a long time and is a favourite amongst gym enthusiasts and novices alike. It focuses on...
Ban the Pec Deck

Ban the Pec Deck

It was only the other day that I was designing a program for one of my clients and was just writing out the first of many gruelling chest exercises for my client, when I heard my darling wife exclaim: “I hope you’re not going to get one of your clients to do that...
How to Bench Press More Weight – Now!

How to Bench Press More Weight – Now!

Everyone wants or should want to bench press more weight. Whether you are training for strength, muscle gain or fat loss, the importance of pushing yourself harder each and every training session is paramount. Therefore if you could make a small change to improve your...
Back Exercise: The Wide Grip Chin Up

Back Exercise: The Wide Grip Chin Up

What is it for? The Wide Grip Pull Up or Chin Up is another classic exercise and is a great way to develop strength to body weight ratio. I like this exercise but it is a difficult one to get completely perfect. The main muscles it works are the Latissimus Dorsi...