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Free weights

Free weights

The use of free weights, which can come in the form of dumbbells, barbells, and kettlebells, is an essential component of any strength training program. Free weights work more muscles than machines, improving coordination and strengthening joint-supporting muscles.

Performing compound exercises that simultaneously target multiple muscle groups is one of the main advantages of free weight training. This training is excellent for increasing muscle mass, improving body composition, and developing general strength. Free weight exercise also enhances stability, balance, and overall fitness.

Dumbbells are adaptable and may be used for various workouts, such as lunges, chest flies, shoulder presses, etc. Additionally, they enable you to train your weaker side, thereby preventing muscle imbalances.

For developing overall strength and power, barbells are great. Exercises like squats, deadlifts, and bench presses are a great choice.

Kettlebells are a special kind of free weight that provide powerful exercises that use your whole body. They are fantastic for increasing strength, endurance, and cardiovascular health, though not optimal for building muscle. A functional workout that mimics daily motions is offered by kettlebell training.

Your fitness will improve by incorporating free weights into your training regimen to challenge your muscles. Make sure to warm up before your workout, start with lighter weights, concentrate on proper form, and consider using a spotter for exercises like bench press.

You can use the Alpha Progression app to create a training plan that is customised to your needs. You can choose many different exercises from the database, including exercises with free weights.

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