Archive for the ‘Upper Body Exercises’ Category


3 Pull Up Variations To Improve Grip Strength

Pull ups are one of the best exercises you could possibly do for your overall strength. They can be incredibly challenging on a lot of different levels.
Training the grip, and improving grip strength is one of the most overlooked aspects of good training.
Put the two together and you can use some outstanding pull up variations […]

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The Perfect Push Up

One of the things people often say about bodyweight training is there is not enough variety, and things get stale quickly.
Of course, I think this is ridiculous.
There are a ton of different ways to add variety and challenge to your routine. Keeping things fresh is what a good routine should do for you.
The human body […]

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Handstand Push Ups

One of the complaints a lot of people have about bodyweight training is, what they think to be a lack of direct shoulder work. To say that you can’t work your shoulder muscles without weights is just plain ignorance. Handstand push ups are one of the most challenging shoulder movements you could ever do.
What’s even […]

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How To Do A Chin Up

Chin ups are a classic exercise. They’ve long been used by military boot camps and other high performance organizations because of their effectiveness. They really are killer way to strengthen and tone the muscles of the upper torso.
They are often mistaken for pull ups though, and those two terms are sometimes used interchangably, even though […]

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How To Do A Pull Up

Pull ups are one of the most challenging exercises you can choose to do. There are many people who cannot do any at all, and even more people who can only do a few at a time. There is even a segment of people who have never attempted a pull up because of the difficulty […]

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How To Do A Push Up

When most people think of working out, the first thing that comes to mind is the good ol’ fashioned push up. Images of military cadets all doing push ups while the drill┬ásergeant counts them out are all over movies and TV shows.
But very often, people do not perform push ups properly. That is exactly why […]

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