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Author: Meghan Callaway

10 Advanced Pull-Up Variations You Haven’t Tried Before

Pull-ups are an incredibly badass bodyweight exercise, and the possibilities for creativity and play are endless. This is one of many reasons why the pull-up is possibly my favorite exercise in the world. Contrary to what some people might suggest, the pull-up is not just an upper body movement. It is an extremely technically demanding […]

5 Common Mistakes That Might Prevent You From Reaching Your Pull-Up Goals

The pull-up is one of my favorite exercises, and for an abundance of reasons. To state the obvious, pull-ups are tremendous for improving upper body strength, muscle definition, and lumbo-pelvic stability (the ability for the body to maintain proper support around the lower spine and pelvis during movement), as a pull-up executed to perfection essentially […]

5 Advanced Squat Variations You Haven’t Tried

Squatting is one of the main fundamental movement patterns. In the gym, performing bilateral and unilateral squatting exercises strengthens and develops the quads, hamstrings, glutes, and the muscles of the anterior core. Many daily activities and sports-specific movements also involve squatting with either one or two legs. Many lifters, at least when they are more […]

3 Moves to Super-Charge Your Glute Training

The glutes are the largest, and arguably, the most influential muscle group in the human body. This powerhouse, which I often refer to as the “master muscle group,” plays an integral role in providing the strength and stability needed to thrive in the gym, in sports, and in daily life. The glutes also play a […]

3 Band-Resistance Exercises To Challenge Your Whole Body

Band-resisted exercises don’t always garner the respect they deserve. Often considered inferior to using barbells, dumbbells, and kettlebells, band-resisted exercises tend to tend to have a reputation for being only for beginners or inexperienced lifters. Even more disappointing, in some circles, resistance bands are perceived as tools used strictly for rehab or physical therapy. I […]

Beyond The Back Squat: 3 Squat Variations To Mix It Up

Whether your goal is to improve your performance or your body composition, the squat is an essential tool for success. Don’t be fooled! Though typically considered a lower body exercise, this “bang for your buck” move offers total-body benefits. Squatting not only strengthens and develops your leg muscles (most notably your quadriceps, glutes, and hamstrings), […]

4 Core Exercises You Haven’t Tried

When most people think of the core, the first thing they automatically think of are the superficially located ‘’six-pack’’ muscles. After all, infomercials, magazine covers, many social media fitness “pros” and other media sources absolutely glorify the six-pack. If you’re not looking beyond six-pack abs, I have news for you: there’s a lot more to […]

4 Single-Leg Exercises You Definitely Haven’t Tried

If you’re looking to improve your overall performance, health, or aesthetics, single-leg exercises should be a key component of your workout program. Single-leg training delivers some pretty amazing benefits including: Glutes, glutes, glutes! We often hear that glutes are a product of squats and deadlifts, but really, single-leg exercises play a key role in helping […]