Pushups VS Dips

QUESTION: John, Can you explain the different benefits of pushups vs. dips? Which one do you recommend? This question comes up a lot: which exercise is better: pushups or dips? The exercises I’m asked about often vary, but the answer … Continued

Interview with Charles Staley About Strength and Fitness

If you’re not familiar with Charles Staley, let me introduce you to a world-renown strength and conditioning coach, a well-accomplished powerlifter, and a prolific fitness writer. Charles is a tall, somewhat lanky, but quite muscular, competitive powerlifter who can squat … Continued

How to do Inverted Rows with Excellent Technique

How to do Inverted Rows, Bodyweight Rows, and Australian Pull-ups with Excellent Technique to Maximize Your Results & Minimize the Risk of Injuries. Note: Inverted Rows are also commonly called Bodyweight Rows, Australian Pull-ups, Horizontal Rows/Pull-ups and some other silly … Continued

Upper Body Workout with the Lebert Equalizer Parallel Bars

The parallel bars are a versatile, fun and very effective tool for training your upper body. I’d rank them right up there with rings and a good pull-up bar, among a few others. And today, I’m going to share a … Continued