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8 SOLID Rogue Echo Bike workouts for beginners

8 SOLID Rogue Echo bike workouts for beginners

If you’ve got your hands on a Rogue Echo then you will be equal parts delighted and confused. You have an AWESOME bit of equipment, but with the endless configurability just what workouts are the best for your goals? Here are 8 excellent progressions anyone can try – beginners and experts welcome! At a glance… Light intensity steady state (LISS) can help you build a foundation of aerobic capacity if you are brand new to training (or cardio). Work up to 40 minutes at a moderate to high-moderate effort High intensity interval training (HIIT) is well suited to the Echo …

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Chin up induced forearm pain: Causes and cures

Chin up induced forearm pain: Causes and cures

Forearm (and elbow) pain when weightlifting is, unfortunately, pretty common. I’ve experienced it a few times in my lifting career to date and each time it takes me by surprise how debilitating it can be as they are the supporting muscles in a TON of movements so LOADS of things end up being sore! Chin ups specifically trigger forearm pain in lots of people – fortunately there are a few easy ways to troubleshoot the basic issues which I’ve used up over the years to self diagnose some of the simpler injuries I’ve faced which have – fortunately – been …

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Chin up to pull up ratio: is there a magic ratio?

Chin up to pull up ratio: Is there a magic number?

Chin ups vs pull-ups – the great debate! When we start training it’s one of the first things we try (and fail) – or at least it was for me! Throughout my training history I’ve ALWAYS found chin ups easier than pull-ups and most people find the same. Even if you’ve frantically trained your chin up attempting max set of pull-ups can be humbling. So what is the ideal ratio of chin ups vs pull ups? Let’s jump in and take a look. At a glance… Chin ups and pull ups are very similar, with chin ups being a little …

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How to get bigger forearms at home

How to get bigger forearms at home: 2 Simple Ways

Forearms – simply the bit between your wrist and elbow. Not much to it, right? Well for some of us naturally skinny guys growing huge forearms can seem unachievable! Well worry no longer – I’ve got a couple of awesome methods you can follow to grow your forearms at home (even if you’re an ectomorph like me.) At a glance… There are over 20 muscles in your forearm! Consistently training for a few months will grow your arms Rope (or rock) climbing will grow your upper body muscles If you have weights try farmer walks, static holds and fat grips to target your forearms What is the forearm for? So …

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