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Articles tagged with: weight-training

  • 7 Weight-Training Tips for Beginners
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: weight-training.
    1767 words, 6 minute read time.
    7 weight-training tips for beginners based on my 15+ years of experience. I’m no professional but I have picked up a lot of information during my time in the gym.
  • Ironmaster Super Bench Leg Attachment Review
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: weight-training, review.
    634 words, 3 minute read time.
    A review of the Ironmaster Super Bench Leg Attachment, which fits into the Ironmaster Super Bench. It’s fine, although a little below par for Ironmaster kit in my opinion.
  • BodyRip Cast Iron Fractional Weight Plates Review
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: weight-training, review.
    662 words, 3 minute read time.
    A review of BodyRip Cast Iron Fractional Weight Plates, specifically the 0.5kg and 0.25kg plates. Fractional weight plates are useful when trying to overcome sticking points.
  • Bodypower Rubber-Encased Tri-Grip Olympic Weight Plates Review
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: weight-training, review.
    878 words, 3 minute read time.
    A review of Bodypower Rubber-Encased Tri-Grip Olympic Weight Plates, of which I've been using 285kg worth for about two and a half years at the time of writing. All-in-all they're fairly good plates.
  • Ironmaster IM2000 Review - Awesome, Essentially
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: weight-training, review.
    1947 words, 7 minute read time.
    A review of the Ironmaster IM2000 Self-Spotting Machine, which I think is awesome. It's expensive but it's one of the best bits of weight-training kit I've ever owned and it's perfect for a home gym.
  • Ironmaster Super Bench Review
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: weight-training, review.
    1137 words, 4 minute read time.
    A review of the Ironmaster Superbench, which is an excellent, high-quality FID bench that also takes attachments such as a leg machine, preacher curl and dipping bars.
  • Powertec Workbench LeverGym Review
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: weight-training, review.
    1860 words, 7 minute read time.
    A review of the Powertec Workbench LeverGym, which is capable bit of workout kit that has a relatively small footprint, making it ideal for a home gym.
  • Body-Solid Series 7 Smith Master System Review
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: weight-training, review.
    1339 words, 5 minute read time.
    A review of the Body-Solid Series 7 Smith Master System, which includes a Smith machine, high/low pulley, pec deck, bench and free weight gunrack.
  • How To Calculate Your Wilks Score
    Posted by Gordon Ansell on with tags: weight-training.
    493 words, 2 minute read time.
    How to calculate your Wilks Score in order to make a fair comparison between the weight you lift and the weight lifted by someone of a different body weight, gender or age.