31 Jan The 5 Best Barbell Exercises On The Planet

Why would I write an article that would seem to be such common sense? I've learned that common sense is not always common practice. The reason I'm writing this article is because I recently came across a similar article on this topic. Have to say, I was shocked at what I saw what was listed as the “best barbell” exercises. It was one of the those articles that I was just shaking my head in disbelief thinking - “Really? Does the author seriously believe these are the best barbell exercises??” It occurred to me that maybe there is a misunderstanding about what the most valuable barbell exercises are. That’s when I decided to write this.
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26 May Straight Bar Vs. Hex Bar Deadlifts – Is One Better Than The Other?

There's a brand new study comparing muscle activation and power with the straight bar versus the hex bar deadlift. Is one style or variation better than the other? This study definitely sheds some light on that question. And it’s also a really interesting and exciting study, so let's take a look. The new study comes from the May 2016 issue of the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. The title of the study is An Examination of Muscle Activation and Power Characteristics While Performing The Deadlift Exercise With Straight and Hexagonal Barbells.
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17 Jan The King of Back Exercises?

What exercise comes to your mind when you think of the king of back exercises? I'm pretty sure you'll agree it's the barbell deadlift. If you agree, are you doing it? The barbell deadlift is, arguably, the greatest all-time lift to improve functional performance and build superior back...

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