A Beginners guide to weight lifting Equipment and Gym Accessories
Weight Lifting Gloves
These gloves help you protect your hands from getting blisters while working out.
Weight Lifting Wraps
Always protect your knees, elbow and wrist with wraps to avoid any kind of injury especially during hardcore workout.
Weight Lifting Belt
To protect and support your lower back this belt is best, especially during heavy squats.
These straps help you develop a good grip around dumbbells or barbells, but overuse of these straps can weaken the forearm muscles.
Chalks are used to dry your sweaty hands.
It’s a 4 and 7 feet long iron bars on which weight plates are placed.
A short barbell, usually 10 - 15 inches long. Dumbbells usually range from 5 lbs. - 100+ lbs, in increments of 5 lbs.
The EZ Curl Bar
This bar is shorter than a barbell and has angled hand placements. This is good for working the biceps and triceps.
Very common gym equipment is bench that can be flat, incline and decline according to exercise requirement.
The Arm blaster
It is a two foot long, 6 inch wide, flat, curved metal bar with a strap behind your neck.
Leg Press Machines
Leg press machines are best for leg press exercises. These machines help you lift heavy weights in a much safer mood, without stressing much your lower back and knees.
The standing calf raise machine works for upper calf muscles while seated calf raise is best for lower muscles.
Lat Pull down Machine
This machine helps you lift your body weight. This machine is the best alternative for those who are not good with chin up exercises.
Pec deck Machine
This machine is best for toning and firming your chest muscles. It greatly helps you build up your pecs and shape your body.
Hack Squat Machine
This machine helps you develop the outer sweep of the thighs and lower body muscles.
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