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Eat Healthier: 5 Long-Term Effects of a Bad College Diet

Posted by Cami Renzoni

Dec 13, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Eat Healthier: 5 Long-Term Effects of a Bad College Diet

 

When you’re in college, healthy eating can be a struggle in more ways than one. Eating a balanced diet every day may not be your top priority, or even a realistic one, given your budget along with time and energy constraints. You may lack the hours necessary to plan out a healthy diet, the funds to buy nutritious foods and the motivation to stick to a meal plan after devoting all your energy to studying, socializing and maybe working a part-time job.

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Topics: Food & Diet

Stronglifts and HIIT [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Dec 12, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Stronglifts and HIIT

 

Stronglifts and HIIT can be combined but might be too much for beginners. Pick one of the two based on your goals to start. Then move on to get a full weeks routine together. 

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Topics: Strength, Fitness, Stronglifts 5x5, Lift stronger

Deadlift vs trap bar deadlift

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Dec 11, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Deadlift vs trap bar deadlift

 

The trap bar deadlift is a good option for beginners and anyone who wants to do more volume to build muscle. Strength athletes can use the trap bar as an accessory but have to put their main focus on the barbell deadlift. 

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Topics: Strength, Fitness, Deadlift, Lift stronger

GVT and Strength [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Dec 7, 2018 9:30:00 AM

GVT and Strength

 

GVT helps with strength by providing bigger muscles. However, it is more important that you master the movement patterns for whatever you want to be strong at. This will ultimately determine how good the results are. 

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Topics: Strength, Fitness, Lift stronger, German Volume Training

What Does Recovery From Anabolic Steroid Abuse Look Like?

Posted by Cami Renzoni

Dec 6, 2018 9:30:00 AM

What Does Recovery From Anabolic Steroid Abuse Look Like?

 

Many members of the weightlifting and fitness communities recognize the terms roids, juice and gear as slang for anabolic-androgenic steroids, or synthetic versions of testosterone, a hormone produced in the male body. However, few realize that steroid misuse can seriously damage a person’s physical and mental health, sometimes permanently.

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Topics: Mental Health, Food & Diet

Stronglifts and cutting [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Dec 5, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Stronglifts and cutting

Beginners should avoid combining Stronglifts with a cut. Combine Stronglifts with a bulk to put muscle on your frame. Get clarity around your goal set. If your main goal is aesthetics consult a doctor and nutritionist and combine a solid diet plan with cardio. This is more likely to make you look defined fast. If you want  more details on Stronglifts and cutting read further.

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Topics: Stronglifts 5x5, Strength, Lift stronger

Deadlift vs romanian deadlift

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Dec 4, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Deadlift vs romanian deadlift

 

The conventional deadlift and Romanian deadlift are similar. Generally, the conventional deadlift is considered the main lift. The Romanian deadlift can be interesting to specifically build up your lower back.

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Topics: Strength, Fitness, Deadlift, Lift stronger

GVT and Crossfit [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Nov 30, 2018 9:30:00 AM

GVT and Crossfit

 

GVT and Crossfit can be combined if you have 2 to 3 hours a day to spare. Otherwise, pick one of the programs according to your needs. Especially beginners have a tendency to want too much too quickly. 

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Topics: Strength, Fitness, Can marathoners be good crossfitters?, German Volume Training

How Sports Injuries Can Affect Your Psychology [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Nov 29, 2018 9:30:00 AM

How Sports Injuries Can Affect Your Psychology

 

Most people only consider the physical pain and immobility when an injury occurs. A broken arm or leg hurts. A torn ligament usually results in swollen joints and difficulty moving around.

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Topics: Mental Health, Think Deeper

Stronglifts and keto [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Nov 28, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Stronglifts and keto

 

You can combine Stronglifts with the keto diet to lose weight while gaining strength. The main drain on strength comes from a caloric deficit. You don’t need to go on one me when on keto. While keto and Stronglifts will get good results for strength gains and weight loss it is unlikely to get ripped. This takes usually more extreme measures. 

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Topics: Stronglifts 5x5, Lift stronger