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Overview & Review of the Rogue Thor Power bar

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Feb 10, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Overview & Review of the Rogue Thor power bar

This overview of the Rogue Thor 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, Fitness

GVT vs Gironda

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Feb 8, 2019 9:30:00 AM

GVT vs Gironda

Gironda 8x8 is a good alternative to German Volume Training when you are on a cut and still want to make gains. While 10x10 is more popular 8x8 might address more specialized needs.

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

Where to hold the barbell for the bench press [Article, Free Download]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Feb 7, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Where to hold the barbell for the bench press

You can hold in the middle, close or wide. Close puts emphasis on the triceps while wide maximizes chest pump. The middle is the way to go to post big one repetition maximums. 

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Topics: Bench Press, Strength, Fitness, Lift stronger

Stronglifts vs bodybuilding [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Feb 6, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Stronglifts vs bodybuilding

 

Compare like for like. Stronglifts is a lifting program while bodybuilding is a sport. Is Stronglifts a good bodybuilding program? No, it isn’t. Is it a balanced beginner powerlifting program? Yes, it is? Are there more specific programs for beginning powerlifters? Yes, there are. More details in this article. 

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

Deadlift vs hex bar [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Feb 5, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Deadlift vs hex bar

 

Athletes will benefit from the lower injury risk using a hex bar instead of the barbell. Weightlifters and powerlifters might want to use the tool that is more relevant to their sport unless their lower back needs a rest. 

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Topics: Strength, Fitness, Deadlift, Lift stronger

Which strength equipment to buy from Rogue? [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Feb 3, 2019 1:15:05 PM

 

Which strength equipment to buy from Rogue

 
This article is aimed at anyone who wants to invest considerable money with Rogue Fitness for their gym. The biggest and best equipment is being analyzed and compared in terms of budget and functionality. Each home gym or professional planner should go away with some new ideas of looking at their purchase before checking out for good.
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Topics: Fitness, Strength, Rogue

Overview & Review of the Rogue olympic weightlifting barbells

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Feb 3, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Overview and review of the Rogue Olympic weightlifting barbells

This overview of the Rogue Olympic barbells 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, Fitness, Lift stronger

Stronglifts vs Greyskull

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Feb 1, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Stronglifts vs Greyskull

 

GreySkull and Stronglifts are both beginner programs. If you just are about to start, go with Stronglifts. If you already know your body and limits around a barbell you can sprinkle in a Greyskull cycle. 

 

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

How to barbell shoulder press [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 31, 2019 1:04:00 AM

How to barbell shoulder press

 

To barbell shoulder press set up the bar at shoulder height in the rack. Get under the bar and drive the bar up. Take care of your shoulder mobility to prevent injury.

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Topics: Strength, Fitness, Lift stronger

Stronglifts and weight loss [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 30, 2019 9:30:00 AM

 

Stronglifts and weight loss

 

Stronglifts 5x5 is not ideal for weight loss. Cardio and proper dieting are better to achieve your weight loss goals. Stronglifts is still better than no activity at all. If you are overweight and therefore not able to run or even walk, Stronglifts is also not suitable for you. Always consult a doctor before embarking on a fitness program to lose weight. 

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