Head to the gym with confidence, knowing that you can follow our example videos, step-by-step instructional exercise guides, and workout plans to stay safe and get results.
We have included step by step instructional guides for over 500 different resistance training exercises. This database covers a wide variety of different exercises including free weights, kettlebell, machines, bodyweight, medicine ball, elastic bands, exercise ball, Pilates and stretching movements. Choose from a list for a specific muscle group or select by exercise type to pick the best exercises for your workout. Each instructional page will show you how to properly perform a resistance training exercise with detailed photos and exercise advice for each movement. It’s like having your very own personal trainer. These exercise guides will help set you on the right track so you can get in the best shape of your life!
Our huge database of exercise guides are broken up into specific muscle groups and exercise categories. If you’re looking to work on toning up your butt, just choose this muscle group from the list and you’re all set. If you are interested in getting started using kettlebells, then choose this option from the exercise types list and you will have access to over 100 muscle building, fat burning kettlebell exercises! We have included easy to access dropdown lists to choose from along with a detailed “muscle map” below which shows the area of the body where each muscle group is located. Just click on the body part you want to tighten up and you’re on your way to a firmer physique! From free weight exercises using dumbbells and barbells, all the way to bodyweight movements, our extensive database of exercise guides really has a workout solution for anyone who is interested in living a healthier lifestyle.
Our exercise guide video animation feature is a great benefit since it shows you exactly how to perform each exercise safely and effectively. Multiple photos are merged together into a video style demonstration which displays the movement of the exercises smoothly which gives the viewer a real-time experience of how the exercise is performed. Under each exercise video is textual content with specific instructions and advice on how to properly execute the movement. This allows you to both visually see the exercise and read important facts about things you should follow when performing the exercises.
|Type||Basic||When browsing the Exercise Guide, basic exercises carry a larger blue square in front of the exercise name. They are characterized as principal exercises that involve more muscle groups than auxiliary exercises or need a higher overall stabilizing tension force.|
|Auxiliary||Auxiliary exercises carry a smaller blue square in front of the exercise name. They are optional exercises that can place high intensity one particular muscle.|
|Mechanics||Compound||Compound exercises, sometimes also called complex exercises, include two or more joint movements.|
|Isolated||Isolated exercises include only a singe joint movement, therefore they isolate the specific responsible muscle.|
|Direction||Push||A pushing motion is a movement away from the center of the body during the concentric contraction of the target muscles involved.|
|Pull||Pulling motions move toward the center of the body during the concentric contraction of the target muscles involved.|