Weight Training Articles

Having a well-developed back is beneficial for you even if you are not planning on competing in bodybuilding competitions. It will improve your posture, reduce back pain, help you lift more weight and improve the stability in other exercises. Despite all the positives, it is not uncommon for beginner and even advanced athletes to ignore […]

When you are first starting out, you try to copy other people in the gym, because you feel like you do not know what you are doing. The problem is that even some of the biggest looking bros do not even know what they are doing. If you spend your time learning how to perform the […]

Lat Machines are one of the most versatile pieces of gym equipment on the market, they allow you to perform hundreds of different exercises, which can target any muscle group in your body based on the accessories you have available. The best bit is that they allow you to gradually increase the resistance and focus […]

Triceps dips are a simple yet highly effective exercise which does not require any special equipment. You can perform either on a bench/chair or got to your local park and find a set of dip bars. Even though it is a straightforward exercise there are a few tricks you should know to get the most […]

If done correctly, your regular concentration curls can do wonders for your biceps. The problem is that a lot of athletes are used to going heavy with their standing dumbbell and barbell exercises. The reason they can go so much heavier is that the weight load is being shared by a lot more muscle groups. […]

I think it would be safe to say that triceps pushdowns are many people’s favourite triceps accessory exercise and for a good reason! It is relatively simple to perform, it works all three heads of your triceps and you would have endless variations of exercises for this muscle group. What is even better is that […]

CrossFit, Pilates, Zumba, F45 all of them claim to offer the ultimate whole-body workouts. Yet they either have a high injury rate or fail to deliver the optimum results. We have been working with the Mr Universe Winner Lee Priest, who just happened to be the most successful bodybuilder in Australian history, for close to […]

Some get a dopamine rush when purchasing gym equipment while others get a mad rush from the stress of trying to hide it from their spouses. Even though we stock over 40 cable accessories we do not believe that you should own all of them. You can keep it extremely simple and still have a […]

Biceps seems to be a favourite muscle group to train, especially amongst those aspiring bodybuilders who want to build an impressive physique. Hence why the market is saturated with special harnesses, wraps and machines which are promising to give you a pair of 21-inch pythons in only six weeks. Truth to be told, your biceps […]

Smith machines have always been the source of mixed reviews and conjecture, yet gym equipment manufacturers are still making them. There are obviously plenty of fans out there. I very well understand why some people might be discouraged from using the smith machine. Log on to any weight training forum or group and you will […]

Lee Priest Upright Rows

Upright rows are one of the key exercises to developing a strong upper back and shoulders. Weightlifters have been doing a variation of this exercise to strengthen and prepare their upper body for both the Clean and Jerk, and Snatch. Even though you should not be performing the upright rows in the same fashion as […]

4 Week Progression to Competition It has been almost two years since I last stepped on the powerlifting stage. And as much as I would say that I missed competing, that would only be the pinnacle of all the training process. I truly missed the process of conditioning my mind as well as my body […]

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