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GVT vs 8x8 [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Dec 14, 2018 9:30:00 AM

GVT vs 8x8

 

GVT and 8x8 are very similar programs with a focus on building muscle. Always be aware that diet is more important than exercise to achieve this goal. GVT is the go to when you are in full strength. 8x8 can be a good alternative on a cut. 

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Topics: German Volume Training, Lift stronger, Strength

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

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

Deadlift vs rack pull [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Nov 27, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Deadlift vs rack pull

 

The deadlift is with the squat a main component of a strength regimen. Rack pulls are accessory work to specifically overload the lower back. Pick and choose depending on your goals

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Topics: Strength, Fitness, Deadlift, Lift stronger