Brian Sweet

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How Do Adjustable Dumbbells Work? Which System is Best?

Adjustable dumbbells generally look like one large traditional, fixed dumbbell. But, their significant difference is that you can make adjustable dumbbells lighter or heavier in stepped increments with the touch of a button, dial or pin mechanism.   Your average gym rat spends anywhere from an hour to three hours in the gym every single day …

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The 5 Best Men’s Compression Shorts With Phone Pocket(s) in 2021

Cyclists have used compression shorts and jerseys for decades. As of late, compression garments have taken over pretty much the world of fitness apparel in running, workouts and all kinds of sports. In my continued enthusiasm for compression garments, I have worn and pulled apart (metaphorically speaking) a ton of compression items so let’s delve …

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Do You Wear Underwear Under Compression Shorts? Don’t – Here are 3 Good Reasons Not To

Elite athletes wear compression shorts often. If it works for them it should probably work for ordinary Joe/Jane as well. More and more fitness aficionados wear compression shorts. But, do you wear underwear under compression shorts? And should you? While some people don’t feel comfortable going commando, there’s a short and no-sweat answer to these …

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