Melissa Tucker, a training coach and one of Canada’s foremost global fitness competitors, is a member of our team of PURICA Ambassadors committed to providing you with healthy eating and training tips. Here are Melissa’s thoughts on the efficiency of the barbell, which allows for strength training with just one piece of equipment.
When you’re traveling or have limited equipment to train with, it’s tempting to default to bodyweight exercies, cardio or to skip your workout all together!
That’s not the compromise you want to make if you want to truly reach your strength potential. To do so, you must use free weights.
To help you reach your personal goals, let me simplify strength training so that all you need is one simple piece of equipment: a barbell. Continue reading