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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

GVT and steroids [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Nov 23, 2018 9:30:00 AM

GVT and steroids

 

Steroids work but are not worth the risk for most. Combined with GVT your chances are high for rapid muscle growth. Talk to your doctor before going on a plan. I’d strongly recommend to avoid them. 

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

How fitness helps to build confidence to fight anxiety

Posted by Jen Kopf

Nov 22, 2018 9:30:00 AM

How fitness helps to build confidence to fight anxiety

 

Having self-confidence makes you feel better about yourself and it can encourage you to take risks and face the challenges that come with living a full life. When you lack self-confidence you may take more of a passive approach to life and may not reach your full potential. Confidence is something a lot of people often struggle with. For some people, it’s not easily attainable but it can contribute to their overall health and fulfillment.

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Topics: Mental Health, Think Deeper

Stronglifts or bodybuilding [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Nov 21, 2018 9:30:00 AM

 

Stronglifts or bodybuilding

 

If you are mainly about performance goals for sports Stringlifts is the better bet. If you are mainly after looks go for bodybuilding. If you want to compete in strength sports it also can make sense to put the main focus on bodybuilding first to build some muscle.

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

Deadlift vs leg press [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Nov 20, 2018 9:31:00 AM

Deadlift vs Leg press

 

Comparing the leg press and deadlift is a case of apples and oranges. A better pairing would be the squat and the deadlift. The leg press will mainly focus on the legs while the deadlift does train most of your body. The leg press has a lower risk of injury in turn and is easier to learn. You will need specialized machines which take up a lot of space to do the leg press

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Topics: Strength, Fitness, Lift stronger, Deadlift, Stepdad

GVT shoulders and arms [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Nov 16, 2018 9:30:00 AM

GVT shoulders and arms

German Volume Training can be used to train your shoulders and arms. Stick with free weights for a bias towards strength. Use machines if you mainly care about building extra muscle. The template is 10x10 at 60% with 30 seconds rest. 

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

How to Establish Better Habits to Avoid Addiction [Article]

Posted by Matt Gonzales

Nov 15, 2018 9:30:00 AM

 

How to Establish Better Habits to Avoid Addiction

 

At some point in your life, you’ve established habits. You may have engaged in these everyday routines intentionally or subconsciously. For example, you might make coffee upon waking up each morning out of habit, or you may bite your fingernails when you’re stressed out.

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Topics: Mental Health, Think Deeper

Stronglifts vs Hypertrophy [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Nov 14, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Stronglifts vs Hypertrophy

Comparing Stronglifts and Hypertrophy is comparing apples and oranges. Stronglifts is a program while Hypertrophy is a biological process/concept. If you want to go deeper compare programs. A program optimized for hypertrophy is German Volume Training. 

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

Can barbells help lose weight? [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Nov 14, 2018 4:33:42 AM

Can Barbells Help Lose Weight?

 

When people think of fat loss and exercise, the first thoughts that initially spring to mind are those relating to cardio. You know the ones we mean: treadmills, cycling, walking, jogging, swimming, and so on. These types of exercise are all hugely beneficial for a number reasons, but is cardio the only way to burn fat? The answer to that question is a resounding ‘no’.

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Topics: Strength, Fitness, Lift stronger