Strength Training – Disadvantages of Free Weights

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Free weight equipment typically appeals to experienced strength trainers. For one thing, they have a solid understanding of how to perform various strength training exercises with the proper form. And for another, they have built up a base level of strength that allows them to lift the weights as intended without a significant risk of injury. Still, even beginning strength trainers, aware of some of their problems, can take advantage of free weights for certain […] Read more »

Strength Training – Advantages of Free Weights

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  Free weights – barbells, dumbbells, kettlebells, medicine ball, and even your own body (when used for body weight exercises such as push-ups and sit-ups) – are much more versatile than machines, and can provide you with an enormous range of exercises with a relatively small amount of equipment. Let’s look at the pragmatic advantages of putting free weights into your strength training routines. Inexpensive. Free weights are extremely inexpensive in comparison to machine weight […] Read more »