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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

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

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

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