Is it better to train with a Smith Machine or free weights? Here’s a look at the pros and cons of both, and how to figure out which (or both!) is best for your training goals.
What is a Smith Machine? (And Should You Use One?)
The Smith Machine is an effective way to do resistance training—when used properly. Here’s more on what the Smith Machine is, what it does best, its limitations, and best practices for how to use it effectively.
6 Best Gym Machines for Back (Benefits, Muscles Worked, and More)
There is no shortage of ways to train your back at the gym. Here’s a detailed look at the most popular back machines, including muscles worked and benefits so that you can nail your next back workout at the gym.
6 Best Cable Pull-Through Alternatives
Cable pull-throughs are an awesome way to work your posterior chain and especially the glutes. But we don’t always have access to a cable machine. Here are the best cable pull-through alternatives for both home and the local gym.
6 Best Smith Machine Leg Exercises (and Sample Workout)
The Smith Machine is a versatile tool for developing stronger and more muscular legs. Here are the best lower body exercises you can do on a Smith Machine plus a sample routine for your next leg day workout.
Belt Squats: How to Do It, Muscles Worked, and Variations
One of the best ways to train legs is with a belt squat machine. Here is how to do it properly, muscles worked, and some variations to level up your lower body workouts.
7 Exercises You Can Do with a Belt Squat Machine
The belt squat machine is a surprisingly versatile for building muscle and strength. Here are seven exercises you can do with the belt squat machine for a full-body workout.
How to Use the Leg Press Machine (And Classic Mistakes to Avoid)
Ready to take your leg workouts to the next level? Here’s a detailed look at how to use the leg press machine, including common mistakes lifters make with this leg machine.
What Are the Different Types of Leg Press Machines?
The leg press machine is a killer addition to your leg day workout. However, not all leg press machines function the same. Here’s a look at the different types of leg press machines, including key pros of each.
How Much Does a Leg Press Machine Sled Weigh?
Wondering how much you are pushing uphill on the leg press machine? Here’s a detailed look at the most common weights for leg press machine sleds.