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Garage Gym for powerlifting [Article, Video]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 22, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Garage gym for powerlifting

 
This is an overview of items to get for a   garage gym  geared towards powerlifting. If you are interested in more detailed you can refer to the posts in the related articles section.
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Topics: Rogue, Powerlifting, Barbell, Plates, Bench, Dumbbell, Rack

How to barbell squat [Article, Video]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 22, 2020 9:00:00 AM

How to barbell squat

 
This is a short overview of the most effective   barbell exercises which beginners can do. I left the Olympic lifts out on purpose as they are harder to learn than this selection.
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Topics: Bench Press, Deadlift, Squat

Garage gym with weights [Article, Video]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 21, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Garage gym with weights

This is an overview of example designs and ideas for building your own home gym. Each one is unique and special. Take the measurements and be clear in the intent of the room you are creating. I hope this provides answers for the first view basic questions for you to then dive deeper. You can always contact me for questions at pascal@marathon-crossfit.com.

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Topics: Rogue, Powerlifting, Crossfit, Barbell, Plates, Bench, Dumbbell, Rack

Why barbell bench press [Article,Video]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 21, 2020 9:00:00 AM

 

Why Barbell bench press

 
There are many reasons to use a   barbell. The main one is to push your one-repetition maximum to new heights. 
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Topics: Barbell

What machines for your home gym [Article, Video]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 20, 2020 9:00:00 AM

What machines for your home gym

 

This is an overview of what to get for your home gym and how to approach the task. Good planning is everything for a project like this to come out in the budget and happy with your decisions. Make sure that you buy hat you are actually going to use. This article was originally published under “what you need for your home gym


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Topics: Kettlebell, Strength, Rogue, Powerlifting, Barbell, Plates, Bench, Rack

What dumbbell weight should I start with

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 20, 2020 9:00:00 AM

What dumbbell weight should I start with

 
This is an overview of how to pick your   dumbbell from different angles as this question pops up quite often when I talk to people. It all hinges on the exercise, your age, experience, and training goals.
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Topics: Dumbbell

What to have in your home gym [Article, Video]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 19, 2020 9:00:00 AM

What to have in your home gym

 

This is an overview of what to get for your home gym and how to approach the task. Good planning is everything for a project like this to come out in the budget and happy with your decisions. Make sure that you buy hat you are actually going to use. This article was originally published under “what you need for your home gym


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Topics: Kettlebell, Strength, Rogue, Powerlifting, Barbell, Plates, Bench, Rack

Can Barbell snap? [Article, Video}

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 19, 2020 9:00:00 AM

 

Can barbell snap?

 
This is a quick overview of some of the most frequently asked questions I get when I talk to people who are interested in   barbell training. Some of the answers might surprise you.
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Topics: Barbell

What home gym is best [Article, Video]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 18, 2020 9:00:00 AM

What home gym is best

 

This is an overview of what to get for your home gym and how to approach the task. Good planning is everything for a project like this to come out in the budget and happy with your decisions. Make sure that you buy hat you are actually going to use. This article was originally published under “what you need for your home gym


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Topics: Kettlebell, Strength, Rogue, Powerlifting, Barbell, Plates, Bench, Rack

Which barbell for crossfit? [Article,Video]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 18, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Which barbell for Crossfit

The two bars to consider from my perspective would be the Rogue Ohio bar and the Rogue Chan bar. Rogue has built a good reputation for delivering anything that a Crossfit box needs. The Ohio bar is their best value for money model and comes in at a reasonable price. In this article, I am looking at the Fraser bar which has a special design and coating, but the basic model for $100 less will also do the job. If you want to go a little upmarket have a look at the Chan bar. It has some alterations for the knurling and sleeves which makes it a little better for Olympic lifting. 

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Topics: Barbell