A shared issue people have when making their own home gym is a shortage of space and a limited budget. Few people can get all the equipment they want and this often leads to very difficult decisions about what to purchase and what to leave out. You can however get a full gym set up […]
If you’ve been training for any length of time then you’ll have come across the term “spotter” in the gym. The most common time you’d have heard this phrase is if a random person comes up to you and says: “Could you spot me, bro?” Some people might not phrase it quite like this but
Spotters are an important part of weightlifting for most people. If you want to increase your strength and muscle mass, you need to push your limits and lift weights close to your maximum capacity. When doing this, however, you run the risk of failing a rep and potentially injuring yourself. Spotters help to prevent this.
Spotters are an essential part of lifting weights safely. There are certain exercises where you risk injury if you choose not to use a spotter (check out our list of exercises that need a spotter here). Sometimes though, a spotter can definitely be detrimental to your lift. There are certain exercises where using a spotter
Spotting is an art form and something that’s essential for any advanced lifter. Once you get to a certain level of strength and experience in the gym, you’ll want to start pushing yourself harder to continue to progress. The more plates you add to a bar though, the more you increase your chance of getting