Free Weights Beginner

When you’re just starting out in the world of weight training, it’s rather like going on an epic journey, which may seem daunting, but is well worth the effort in the long run.

The first thing to do when you’re a free weights beginner is to learn how to stay safe. Basic safety principles should be followed at all times – and one of these is to make sure you use an experienced “spotter” when lifting weights. Ready to assist should you have any problems, a spotter is a person who looks out for you.

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Mr Olympia Winners

The annual Mr Olympia contest has been taking place since 1965. Regarded as the top bodybuilding contest in the world and run by the International Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness (IFBB), it originally took place in New York, but Las Vegas has played host to the event for the past 17 years.

As the Olympic games of the bodybuilding world, the financial prize is a boon, but it’s the exposure and sponsorship deals that follow that are most sought-after by the winners. Here are some of the bodybuilders that have been crowned Champion over the years. Continue reading “Mr Olympia Winners”

A Guide to Perfect Lunges

Virtually accessible anywhere and at any time, lunges are compound exercises that build muscle in the quads, hamstrings, calves, and glutes – they are a perfect training method to strengthen lower body joints, improve weakened muscles, and strengthen an individual’s stability.

They might seem the easiest workout to execute but lunges can be counterproductive if not performed correctly.

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