According to Jefit, an award-winning strength planner & tracker app, the most popular strength training machines based on member usage are as follows. The following six exercises have been added to workouts on the app between 1.3 and 1.6 million times. The six exercise, starting with wide grip lat pulldown, can all be found below. Adding these six exercises to the mix with a few other of your favorite exercises would make a great full body strength program.
|Wide Grip Lat Pulldown||Back||Machine||1,663,167|
|Prone Leg Curl||Upper Legs||Machine||1,479,854|
|Cable Rope Triceps Pushdown||Triceps||Machine||1,324,182|
Most Popular Strength Machine Exercises on the Jefit App
1. Cable Lat Pulldown (Wide Grip)
The wide-grip lat pulldown is one of the classic bodybuilding exercises used to help build a wider, stronger back. It is a staple exercise in many Jefit strength programs not only because of its versatility, but the fact that it’s also a great compound movement that targets the back.
A good test of upper body strength? The ability to push out a few sets of dips. Try performing 6-8 slow, controlled repetitions using bodyweight with good form. Once you have mastered this, progress to weighted dips, a challenging exercise that can build strength and muscle mass in your chest, triceps, shoulders, and back.
3. Prone Leg Curl
Machine-based leg curls are a great exercise when looking to isolate just the hamstring muscles. With that said they are not the most functional exercise. For more total leg compound movements, but where the hamstrings still come into play, try Squats, Deadlifts and RDL exercises, especially a SLRDL.
4. Decline Crunch
The decline crunch is the fourth most popular exercise where a machine or piece of exercise equipment is used. The decline crunch exercise allows you to keep your legs steady and isolate your core muscles.
5. Cable Rope Triceps Pushdown
The cable rope triceps pushdown exercise uses a rope to help target the triceps muscle for better definition and bigger arms.
6. Machine Fly
The machine fly or butterfly machine exercise is an easy, effective way to target your chest and inner chest muscles.
When the time comes that you need to update or create a new Jefit strength program, consider these six popular exercises. More than a million gym goers have already done so!
Stay Strong Together
The Jefit app comes equipped with an advanced customizable workout planner and training log. In addition, the app has ability to track data, offer audio cues, and has a feature to share workouts with friends. Take advantage of Jefit’s exercise database for your strength workouts. Visit our members-only Facebook group. Connect with like-minded people, share tips, and advice to help get closer to reaching your fitness goals. Try one of the new interval-based workouts and add it to your weekly training schedule.
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