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How to barbell squat properly [Article, Free Download]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 24, 2019 12:49:52 AM

How to barbell squat properly?

Take it serious. Serious people lift serious weights. Build maximum tension and focus. The setup is the most important part of the lift. The rest is execution. Learn more in the following article.

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Topics: Squat, Strength, Fitness, Lift stronger

Stronglifts vs bodyweight

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 23, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Stronglifts vs bodyweight

 
If you are an outdoorsy person who lacks to be in a group go with bodyweight exercises. If you like dungeons and the feel of metal on your body go with   Stronglifts. The results will not be that much different if you are interested in general health. 
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Topics: Stronglifts 5x5, Strength, Lift stronger

Deadlift or squat more weight [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 22, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Deadlift or squat more weight

 

You should roughly squat and deadlift the same weight. If you deadlift a lot more than you squat work on your hip mobility. If you squat a lot more than you deadlift work on your grip strength. This should move these lifts closer together. 

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Topics: Deadlift, Lift stronger, Fitness, Strength

Overview & Review of the Rogue Russian bar

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 20, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Overview & Review of the Rogue Russian bar

This overview of the Rogue Russian bar was originally published in my comprehensive guide on which Rogue barbell to buy. If you are currently considering to buy a Rogue barbell it is worth a read to get input on the latest models. I update the guide on a yearly basis depending on Rogue's new releases. 

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Topics: Rogue, Lift stronger

GVT vs GBC

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 18, 2019 9:30:00 AM

GVT vs GBC

GVT is a classic which everyone interested in Strength should have done a least once in their life. An easier start can GBC as it is a bit less volume but with more focus on execution which sometimes lacks with beginners. 

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

How to barbell bench press [Article, Free download]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 17, 2019 12:24:55 AM

How to barbell bench press?

Take care of your setup. Be safe and decide on a powerlifting or bodybuilding style bench press. Build maximum tension and stay focused. Rinse and repeat for a decade for best results. 

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Topics: Bench Press, Lift stronger, Strength, Fitness

Stronglifts and swimming [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 16, 2019 9:34:00 AM

Stronglifts and swimming

 

Stronglifts and swimming can be combined. Beginners should start with one of the two and establish a routine around that. Then move on to add the next. Rowing can be a great alternative to cardio if you dislike running. 

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

Deadlift ORM calculator [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 15, 2019 9:30:00 AM

 

Deadlift ORM calculator

 

One repetition maximum calculators are helpful tools to determine whether you are getting stronger without risking injury. Be aware that calculations are theoretical and do not reflect your actual strength levels. 

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Topics: Strength, Fitness, Deadlift, Lift stronger

GVT vs FST 7

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 11, 2019 9:30:00 AM

GVT vs FST 7

German Volume Training is easier to understand and more versatile while FST 7 is more specialized to the needs of bodybuilders. 

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

Why are barbell squats so hard? [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 10, 2019 12:05:45 AM

Why are barbell squats so hard?

Barbell squats are hard when you lack tension and mobility. Build tension through the right setup and mobility through yoga and Cossack squats.

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Topics: Squat, Lift stronger, Strength, Fitness