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5 Barbell Bench Press Alternatives And Variations For Chest And Shoulders

5 Barbell Bench Press Alternatives And Variations For Chest And Shoulders

The original publishing date of today’s article was back on June 4, 2018.

Too many people today misuse and abuse the barbell bench press which is exactly why I felt today was a good day to bring this post back into the light. Make sure you use these variations to improve your chest and shoulder gains while minimizing your shoulder pain.

Just make sure to read, apply, and share this one out with friends to help spread the word!

  1. Do you currently utilize the barbell bench press to pack on chest muscle? 
  2. Do you currently experience shoulder pain or discomfort from bench pressing? 
  3. Are you hitting plateaus on your bench press failing to make further strength gains? 
  4. Are you interested in other innovative bench press variations, or alternatives for massive chest gains and strength? 

If you’re currently rolling in on Monday’s to hit what the rest of the health club world refers to as National Chest day then today I want to present you with some slightly different exercises. You can incorporate these on your chest days. Consequently these will also help you to make strength and muscle gains while cutting down on shoulder pain. Give these bench press alternatives a try and give me your feedback!

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5 Bodyweight HIIT Workouts To Deliver You Optimum Fitness

5 Bodyweight HIIT Workouts To Deliver You Optimum Fitness

  1. Does the blade dull when it is not used? 
  2. Are you keeping your body sharp despite a busy life schedule? 
  3. Are you in search of simple, impactful, and time efficient training? 

One of the most effective no-nonsense and reasonable approaches you can apply to yourself in regards to your fitness is with the application of bodyweight HIIT workouts. Sure life is busy. We’re all busy…but if something is important to you then you’ll make time for it…period.

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3 Guaranteed Ways To Build Hard Lean Muscle As Fast As Possible

3 Guaranteed Ways To Build Hard Lean Muscle As Fast As Possible

The original publishing date of today’s article was back on November 10, 2016.

The formula for building lean muscle is not complicated. In fact the formula is rather simple. However, simple doesn’t mean easy. These are often two variables that people confuse and conflate under the following circumstances.

If building lean muscle were easy then everyone would be walking around looking like ancient Spartans, but that is certainly not the case. However I’ll attempt to shed some light on the training side of this to explain a simple plan that you can apply to yourself. After reading please share this out with family and friends to help spread the word!

  1. Are you serious about trying to build lean muscle? 
  2. Do your workouts produce optimal fitness and optimal results? 
  3. Are you looking to get straight to the point with your training concerning results? 
  4. Are your lean muscle gains coming too slowly for your expectations? 

People are motivated by different things. Because of this building lean muscle always seems to find a spot in the equation. When it comes to fitness what do you value? Do you motivate yourself to look better? Are you motivated to feel better? Do you motivate yourself to perform better for the purpose of competition? Are you just motivated to burn off that $3.00 combo value meal?

I only ask these questions because the thing that makes one individual tick may not have any bearing on the next person. Well no matter what motivates you the thing that makes all of this work is lean hard muscle and today I want to talk about three guaranteed ways you can achieve just that!

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Top 5 Ways To Become A Push-up Machine For Optimal Fitness

Top 5 Ways To Become A Push-up Machine For Optimal Fitness

  1. Are you interested in becoming a push-up machine? 
  2. Do you want a fitness and strength program that will transform your training and crossover to your sport and life? 
  3. Are you wanting to develop real “Go” muscle and have the physical look to go with it? 

Leveraging the push-up to build your strength is one of the smartest things you can do in terms of your body. Let’s face it, any weak link that exists in your upper body and trunk will be exposed with the almighty push-up. Having been coaching now for nearly 20 years I can tell you firsthand that 90% or more of the people in the general public that tell me they do hundreds of push-ups regularly for their training never do the first one correctly. Assuming you are proficient with the push-up today I’m going to show you 5 ways to ramp up your push-up game with the following strategies.

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Building Body Armor: Functional Strength Training For Injury Prevention

Building Body Armor: Functional Strength Training For Injury Prevention

  1. Are you interested in building your own personal body armor to make you resistant to injury?
  2. Do you have a legitimate interest in building real world strength and fitness to prepare you for most any life scenario?
  3. Are you interested in tweaking your strength program to build more resiliency and function?

If I’ve learned one thing in my nearly 20 years of being a strength coach it’s that functional strength training will fix most everything. That’s right, strength is a life cure.

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