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Barbell for beginners [Article, Video]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Dec 6, 2019 9:00:00 AM

 

Barbell for beginners

 
This is a short overview of what to consider on a   barbell purchase. For more details follow the link to one of the articles on the specific barbells. 
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Topics: Barbell

The ultimate guide to your first barbell purchase [Article, Video]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Nov 23, 2019 3:01:10 AM

 

The ultimate guide to your first barbell purchase

 
This is a short overview of what to consider on a   barbell purchase. For more details follow the link to one of the articles on the specific barbells. 
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Topics: Barbell

Barbell with rack [Article, Free download]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Nov 21, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Barbell with Rack

The workhorse option from Rogue for all fitness purposes is the Rogue Ohio bar. This is the best value for money option if you don’t want to put more thought into it. If you want to get more involved you can download my free listing of the rogue barbells and read the details for each of them in this article. For the Rack you can go with the Rogue Monster or Monster lite line.

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Topics: Rogue, Barbell

Why barbell bench press [Article, Free Download]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jul 18, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Why barbell bench press?

On the most basic level, it makes you strong and teaches you discipline. There is always a weight to humble you. You will gain confidence and expertise perfecting the bench press. 

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Topics: Lift stronger, Bench Press, Fitness, Strength, Barbell

How to barbell curl [Article, Free download]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jun 20, 2019 9:30:00 AM

How to barbell curl

 
Use a preacher bench and execute the movement slowly for 8-12 reps per set at 3 to 5 sets. Leave one minute between sets. Use an  EZ bar  instead of a   barbell to protect your wrists. 
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Topics: Lift stronger, Fitness, Strength, Barbell

Barbell: How many lbs [Article, Free Download]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jun 13, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Barbell: How many lbs

 
The   barbell you are looking at, just used or intend to use in the gym this evening most likely weighs 44 pounds. More details in this article.
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Topics: Lift stronger, Fitness, Strength, Rogue, Barbell

Barbell: How many reps [Article, Free Download]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jun 6, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Barbell: How many reps

 
You will usually work between 5 - 12 repetitions per set. The more you want to build strength the heavier the load and the fewer the reps. 
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Topics: Lift stronger, Fitness, Strength, Barbell

Barbell: How many kg [Article, Free Download]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

May 30, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Barbell: How many kg

 
An average   barbell adheres to the standard of 20kg. This is what you will most likely use in your local gym. This article describes other variations which come in 15kg, 10kg, and 5kg.
 
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Topics: Lift stronger, Fitness, Strength, Barbell

Can't lift barbell [Article, Free Download]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

May 23, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Can't lift barbell

The barbell you usually find in your local gym weighs 20kg. Especially if you are very light and small it can already be half your body weight. In these instances, it is better to start with dumbbells, kettlebells or purpose-built barbells.

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Topics: Lift stronger, Fitness, Strength, Barbell

Can't barbell squat [Article, Free Download]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

May 16, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Can't barbell squat

The most common reasons for not being able to do the barbell squat are a lack of strength, mobility, and technique. This article explains each of them in more detail.

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Topics: Lift stronger, Squat, Fitness, Strength, Barbell