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Deadlift vs hip thrust [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Mar 19, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Deadlift vs hip thrust

The deadlift is one of the main staples of strength. In most scenarios, it will be the better option than the hip thrust for overall fitness. The hip thrust can be used as accessory work. 

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Topics: Lift stronger, Deadlift, Fitness, Strength

Are barbell collars necessary? [Article, Free Download]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Mar 15, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Are barbell collars necessary?

Barbell collars are necessary for most lifting scenarios to keep you safe and improve your performance. Without them, you will create more risk of injury. 

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Topics: Lift stronger, Fitness, Strength

How to barbell deadlift [Article, Free download]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Mar 14, 2019 10:07:44 AM

How to barbell deadlift?

 

The main ingredients of a good barbell deadlift are tension, aggression and control. Beginners get usually at least one component wrong. Here are some tips to stay tight, hungry and level-headed. 

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Topics: Lift stronger, Deadlift, Fitness, Strength

Stronglifts and Muay Thai

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Mar 13, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Stronglifts and Muay Thai

Stronglifts is not the ideal pairing with martial arts. If you are a beginning fighter focus on your Muay Thai instructions and listen closely to your trainer. No need for extra work in the weight room, ask your master what to do instead if you want to train more. If you are a fully qualified Muay Thai fighter who wants to step up their game in the weight room, go for programs like Wendler 531 or the Juggernaut method. These are more suited to your level of fitness and goal set than Stronglifts 5x5.

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

Overview and review of the Rogue Operator bar

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Mar 10, 2019 10:30:00 AM

Overview and review of the Rogue Operator bar

This overview of the  Rogue Chan 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: Lift stronger, Fitness, Rogue

Deadlift or barbell row [Article, Free Download]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Mar 8, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Deadlift or barbell row

If you have time to pay attention to each muscle group separately do the row combined with other exercises. If you have little time the deadlift is your friend. 

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Topics: Lift stronger, Fitness, Strength

Where to place barbell for squat [Article, Free Download]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Mar 7, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Where to place barbell for squat?

There two options, the high bar and low bar squat. The high bar squat is better foent. Mix both for best results.

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Topics: Lift stronger, Squat, Kettlebll, Strength

Ice cream fitness vs Stronglifts

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Mar 6, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Ice cream fitness vs Stronglifts 5x5

Ice cream fitness is basically Stronglifts 5x5 with a little add-on. If you have half an hour more time three times a week do Ice cream fitness. Otherwise, do Stronglifts

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

Deadlift and pull up [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Mar 5, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Deadlift and pull up

Deadlifts and pull-ups are a good combination in a program to develop your entire back. Avoid doing them in the same session. Dips are a better candidate to be combined with the deadlift.

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Topics: Lift stronger, Deadlift, Fitness, Strength

Are barbell squats bad for your back? [Article, Free Download]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Mar 1, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Are barbell squats bad for your back?

Barbell squats can be bad for your back when executed wrong. Take your time to learn and load the movement. When you pay attention barbell squats bear the same risk of injury as other physical activity that actually makes a difference. 

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Topics: Lift stronger, Squat, Fitness, Strength