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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

Deadlift like a pro [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 29, 2019 9:30:00 AM

 

Deadlift like a pro 

 

Deadlifting like a pro is a lot more about mindset than technique. If you follow the advice in this article by the letter you will deadlift like a pro tomorrow. Being a pro will take ten years of deadlifting like a pro.

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Topics: Strength, Fitness, Deadlift, Lift stronger

Overview & Review of the Rogue Pyrros bar

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 27, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Overview and review of the Rogue Pyrros bar

This overview of the Rogue Pyrros 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, Lift stronger

GVT vs OVT

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 25, 2019 9:30:00 AM

GVT vs OVT

 

GVT is the simple and quick option to build muscle with the risk of overuse injury and boredom. OVT has more variation and takes more time while lowering injury risk and staying more interesting. 

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

How to barbell squat properly [Article, Free Download]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 24, 2019 12:49:52 AM

How to barbell squat properly?

Take it serious. Serious people lift serious weights. Build maximum tension and focus. The setup is the most important part of the lift. The rest is execution. Learn more in the following article.

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Topics: Squat, Strength, Fitness, Lift stronger

Stronglifts vs bodyweight

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 23, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Stronglifts vs bodyweight

 
If you are an outdoorsy person who lacks to be in a group go with bodyweight exercises. If you like dungeons and the feel of metal on your body go with   Stronglifts. The results will not be that much different if you are interested in general health. 
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Topics: Stronglifts 5x5, Strength, Lift stronger

Deadlift or squat more weight [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 22, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Deadlift or squat more weight

 

You should roughly squat and deadlift the same weight. If you deadlift a lot more than you squat work on your hip mobility. If you squat a lot more than you deadlift work on your grip strength. This should move these lifts closer together. 

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Topics: Deadlift, Lift stronger, Fitness, Strength