Goblet Squat Vs Back Squat – Your Questions Answered

The two main differences between a goblet squat and back squat are i) the location of the weight relative to your center of mass, and ii) the equipment used for each type of exercise. In a goblet squat you use a kettlebell/dumbell and the mass is located in front of your chest.

Sumo Vs Regular Deadlifts – Which Is Better?

The deadlift is one of the best exercises for building muscle strength and size across your posterior chain (glutes, hamstrings, back) But what are the differences between sumo and conventional deadlifts, and which one is best for you? Let’s jump right into it. Sumo deadlift vs regular deadlift Sumo deadlifts are performed with a wide … Read more

Goblet Squat Vs Sumo Squat

Trying to build up your legs but not sure which squat variation to use?  This goblet squat vs sumo squat article is going to help you decide. Are goblet squats and sumo squats the same? Goblet squats and sumo squats are generally not the same exercise, but here’s the tricky thing, they technically CAN be … Read more

Sled Pushes Vs Pulls – All You Need To Know

Sled pushes and pulls used to be purely for strongmen, but they’re becoming increasingly popular for general population training, and for sports performance.  Here’s what you need to know about sled pushes and pulls, how they differ, plus some extra FAQ’s. Is the sled a good workout? The sled push and sled pull are solid … Read more

Do sled pulls make you faster?

Sled pulls are a simple and effective tool to improve speed, strength and power.  But how do you use and programme them to improve your sprinting speed. This article is going to cover exactly that. What do we mean by sled pulls? First things first, ‘sled pulls’ can mean a whole bunch of different things.  … Read more

Leg Press Vs Squats: Pros & Cons

Leg Press vs squats, a battle for the ages! Both exercises are common lower body options, but what are the main pros and cons, and which one is the best choice for you?  Leg press vs squats Both leg presses and squats are lower body exercises that primarily work your quadriceps, with support and assistance … Read more

Leg press vs deadlift – your questions answered

Lower body day is here, but should you use the leg press or the deadlift to maximise your strength and size? This article answers all your essential questions. Leg press vs deadlift The leg press and deadlift are two different exercises that target completely different muscle groups, so comparing the two is sort of like … Read more

Wide stance squat vs narrow – which to choose?

Both wide and narrow stance squats are used within strength training, bodybuilding and powerlifting as methods of building muscular strength and size. But what are the main differences between the two lifts, and when should you use each one?  We’re going to answer exactly those questions. Wide vs narrow squat Wide stance squats recruit more … Read more

When is it better to squat wider?

Squats are a staple exercise for lower body strength and size building, but what stance is right for you? And when is it a good idea to squat wider?  Wide stance squat benefits Advantages of the wider stance squat include greater engagement of your hip musculature (glutes and hamstrings) as well as a shorter range … Read more