How to Do a Chest Fly

The chest fly is an excellent exercise for targeting the pectoralis major in the chest, while having the added benefit of working the triceps and shoulders at the same time. This exercise is performed primarily while lying flat on the floor or on a bench, and is also good for giving the lower body a rest if needed.… Read the rest

How to Do a Close-Grip Bench Press

The close grip bench press is a variation on the standard bench press that shifts the focus primarily onto the triceps of the upper arm and the pectorals of the chest. The deltoids of the shoulder will get some work as well but are not the main focus.… Read the rest

How to Do a Crunch

Crunches are another classic exercise. While similar to sit-ups, this maneuver specifically targets the abdominals making it an isolation exercise. They are a popular choice for beginners due to the fact that they require no cumbersome equipment to complete.… Read the rest

How to do the Perfect Deadlift

A Deadlift is an advanced compound weight lifting exercise that is well known for its ability to build strong legs and glutes. The exercise targets multiple muscles groups including the erector spinae and trapezius of the back, glutes, hips, and core, and the hamstrings of the upper legs.… Read the rest

How to Dips

Chest dips are a fairly advanced bodyweight exercise in that they may take some time to work up to, but they’re a great addition to any serious fitness enthusiast’s routine. This maneuver is known as a closed kinetic chain exercise for its ability to target opposing muscle groups.… Read the rest

How to Do a Good Morning

A Good Morning is an intermediate compound exercise that requires some previous knowledge of the fundamentals of weight training before attempting. This exercise works multiples muscle groups including the hamstrings of the upper legs, erector spinae of the lower back, the glutes and the abdominals.… Read the rest