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Best Home Gym Purchases

By Coach Rob Regish / March 25, 2020 /

Question Like most people, my local gym has closed so I am going to set up a gym and workout from home. What should I buy first? Answer Ever since COVID-19 hit, more and more gyms have closed – and it’s not clear when they’ll re-open. A home gym is a wise investment. It’s always…

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8 Exercises to Build Big Traps

By Coach Rob Regish / March 11, 2020 /

Question If I want to build big traps, what are the best exercises to use? Answer 1. Trap Bar deadlifts 2· Rack pulls with straight or cambered bar if you have one 3· Barbell or DB shrugs. If using a BB, consider doing them with the BB behind you 4· Farmers walks with DB’s, the…

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How I Got My Shoulders

By Coach Rob Regish / February 26, 2020 /

Question I’ve seen some pictures online and you have great shoulders. Were they always wide, and what exercises have helped most in developing them? Answer There’s an old saying in bodybuilding that you can’t hide weak shoulders, and they’re absolutely right The trouble is that due to all the bench pressing that goes on, the…

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Trap Bar Deadlift

By Coach Rob Regish / February 19, 2020 /

Question I know you speak highly of the trap bar deadlift, but I’m hesitant because I usually deadlift sumo. Won’t I lose strength? I’m not competing anymore, and just doing this to look better and stay strong. Answer The trap bar deadlift is in fact a tremendous exercise, but there are some nuances you should…

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