Don't overlook the muscle-building benefits of fixed-resistance machines.
Where the real problem occurs is the whole idea that a machine can move more resistance than the effort put into it.
Use all tools available to get stronger. But understand the devices you train with cannot be compared with each other.
In the ultimate fitness face-off, researchers pitted barbell squats against leg presses to see which would elicit the greatest hormonal response.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: female body image, CrossFit censorship, avoiding burn out, hypertrophy, and more!