Fitness

How To Do The Upright Row

Let’s talk traps for a moment. These upper back muscles are all too often neglected even by committed gym-goers, mainly because they’re tricky to train and impossible to see without a mirror. As always, neglecting certain muscles is a mistake. Well-developed traps will help you perform a variety of lifts better, including squats, deadlifts and […]

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Why Sara Sampaio's Dumbbell Raise Exercise Is Great for Strengthening Your Shoulders

In honor of Sara Sampaio’s birthday, NYC gym Dogpound raised a glass—er, dumbbell—to toast the Victoria’s Secret model’s 27th year. The celeb-favorite fitness spot posted an Instagram video on Saturday of Sampaio doing a two-part weighted shoulder raise with the caption “HAPPY BDAY @sarasampaio 🎉 crushing shoulders.” You can check out the post, via @Dogpound, […]

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How To Do The Cable Row

If you’re looking to start strength training in the gym your thoughts might naturally drift towards using heavy free weights. However, you shouldn’t underestimate the effectiveness of using a cable machine for your strength exercises, because the way it creates a constant level of tension throughout the movement is a nifty trick that even free […]