How To Do A Barbell Bicep Curl

  • Stand with feet hip to shoulder width apart . Bend knees slightly. Point toes forward.
  • Tuck your chin, draw your abdominals in, and squeeze your glutes.
  • Grip bar slightly wider than shoulder width. Palms face up.
  • With arms fully extended, hold the barbell in front of the body.
  • Slowly curl barbell toward chest.
  • Reverse the movement and return to start position.
  • Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.
  • Do not allow the shoulders to round, back to arch, or chin to jut forward.
  • Avoid swinging the barbell.
  • Muscles worked: Biceps
  • Weight of a standard barbell: 45 lbs.
  • Modification: Replace barbell with a lighter body bar.

Home Fitness Foldable Workout Bench

Finer Form Rugged Weight Training Bench


  • Gym quality foldable weight bench provides stable support and comfort for variety of workouts.
  • Strong, durable construction with high-grade steel. No more wobbles or unsteadiness.
  • Folds easily and stores quickly under beds or in closets for ultimate convenience.
  • Perfect for dumbbell presses, chest presses, tricep bench dips, and abdominal crunches.
  • Thick cushioning provides comfort and support.
  • Perfect for smaller apartments, offices or small home gyms.
  • Finer Form bench is sold on Amazon and Walmart. Price range $150.00.
  • Weighs 26.5 lbs.

Home Fitness Pilates Power Gym

Compact Design – No Assembly Required


  • Combines the best of traditional Pilates workouts and Strength Training in one machine.
  • No assembly required. Fifteen height elevations and 4 tension cords.
  • Three Pilates Power Gym Work Out DVDs.
  • Push Up Bar, Foot strap attachments allows for upper and lower body strength.
  • Sturdy steel frame holds up to 300 pounds.
  • Accommodates heights up to 6′ 4″.
  • Quick release tension cords.
  • Available on Amazon for $599.00.

How To Do A Dumbbell Bulgarian Split Squat

  • Stand with feet hip width apart. Hips point forward.
  • Lift lift one leg onto bench as shown in video.
  • Maintain neutral spine.
  • Grab the dumbbells and place them at your sides. Brace the core.
  • Place most of your weight on the supporting leg.
  • Drop the knee down until it is 1-2 inches off the ground maintaining a slight forward torso angle.
  • At the bottom of the movement the knee angle on supporting leg is positioned slightly behind the toes.
  • Repeat for desired number of repetitions.
  • Change sides and repeat exercise. Maintain good posture throughout.
  • Repeat for the desired number of repetitions on opposite leg.
MODIFICATIONS: 1) Place one or two hands on a wall for support. 2) Perform the exercise without equipment.
TECHNIQUE: 1) Avoid lifting the heel on the supporting foot. 2) The knee on the supporting leg should not collapse inward while lowering. 3) For good balance, the foot on the bench should lie flat. 4) Adjust the height of the bench so that it’s in line with your knee. 5) Avoid rocking back. 6) Keep knee slightly behind toes. 7) Standing too far away from the bench will cause loss of balance. 8) To avoid loss of balance, have someone hand you the dumbbells, or place them on a nearby bench.