Free Weights vs. Strength-training Equipment

Free Weights vs. Strength-training Equipment

Have you wondered which method of strength training is better, free weights or strength-training equipment? The truth is, each has its advantages and disadvantages. The choice depends on your level of experience, your exercise goals and, to some extent, your personal...
How to Gain Muscle by Lifting Lighter Weights

How to Gain Muscle by Lifting Lighter Weights

It’s one of the most oft-repeated mantras in the gym: “Lift heavy, gain muscle.” It also may explain why so many strength trainers are counted among the walking wounded, as using heavy weights increases the likelihood of using poor form. And poor form is a sure way to...