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Bench Press Exercise

Exercise type: barbell Major muscle trained: pectoralis major Important: A spotter is recommended! Initial Position • Lie faceup on a bench with your head, back, and buttocks in...

Side Plank Exercise

Exercise type: alternative Major muscle trained: rectus abdominis Initial Position • Lie on your right side with only your right forearm and the right side of your...

Back Extension Exercise

Exercise type: machine Major muscle trained: erector spinae Initial Position • Sit in the machine with your upper back pressed against the pad with your feet on...

Squats exercise

Set up in a squat rack or cage. Grasp the bar as far apart as is comfortable and step under it. Squeeze your shoulder...

Close-Grip Bench Press

Execution 1. Take a narrow (6-inch, or 15-centimeter) overhand grip on the bar. 2. Lower the weight down slowly to touch the middle chest. 3. Push the...

Weight Train to Improve Fitness

Principle of Specificity A well-designed weight training program is based on the principle of specificity— the crucial factor in any exercise program. Simply put, if you...