11 Best Landmine Press Alternatives

The landmine exercise as a whole is one of the most effective and efficient setups in the gym.  With only one barbell, a trainee can train a huge variety of exercises while seamlessly moving from one exercise to the other.  One of these exercises is the landmine press, a favorite accessory movement for upper body …

cable crunch alternative

8 Cable Crunch Alternatives

Strong abdominal muscles are important, not only for an aesthetic physique but also to help protect against lower back pain. Luckily, there are many options when it comes to training the abs. Research shows many crunch-type movements to have great activation of the upper and lower rectus abdominis muscles. The cable crunch is a staple ab exercise in …

hyperextension alternatives

8 Hyperextension Alternatives

The hyperextension exercise is a great movement to strengthen the spinal erector muscles, as well as the rest of the posterior chain. It is commonly used to help treat patients with herniated discs in the lower back. But whether your gym doesn’t have the equipment, or if for some reason you just can’t or don’t want to …

glute ham raise vs. back extension

Glute Ham Raise vs. Back Extension: What’s The Difference Between These Posterior Chain Exercises?

The glute ham raise and back extension are two of the best exercises that are used by by athletes and regular gym trainees to increase the strength, muscle hypertrophy and endurance of the posterior chain muscles (hamstrings, glutes, erectors).  Without a doubt, both of these are amazing accessory exercises that can improve your main lifts, …