Review: Why Ironmaster make the best adjustable dumbbells

So as regular readers will know most of my articles on home gym equipment and strength training have focused on barbells and barbell based exercises (such as the squat, deadlift, bench press and overhead press). Now we will look at another great piece of equipment for free weight training – adjustable dumbbells. These really come …

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Create the best upper body workout routine – or use mine

I think we’ve all been in the situation where we want the best upper body workout routine possible to maximise our muscle growth. Nothing is more frustrating than a flat chest when bulking up.

In this guide we will cover some of the theory of building an effective weightlifting program before constructing our own. We will cover:

1 – Why compound movements are vital to build chest muscle
2 – How to use supplementary movements to maximise your pec development
3 – The merits of full body and split programs and which to pick
4 – The pro’s and con’s of different rep ranges
5 – Building an example upper half split program

So lets get started.