Information on how to run faster, lift stronger and think deeper

Are barbell rows necessary? [Article, Free Download]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Apr 5, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Are barbell rows necessary?


Barbell rows are not necessary for the gym. You can replace them with dumbbell rows. Still, many elite lifters report that a higher deadlift can be established by rowing more. 

Read More

Topics: Lift stronger, Fitness, Strength

How to barbell squat: Beginner Guide [Article, free download]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Apr 4, 2019 9:30:00 AM

How to barbell squat: Beginner Guide

 
This is a guide for beginners who want to   barbell squat on how to set their equipment up and execute the movement. We will also go into which programs are key effective for beginners. 
Read More

Topics: Lift stronger, Squat

Stronglifts and BJJ

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Apr 3, 2019 9:30:00 AM

 

Stronglifts and BJJ

Stronglifts is not really the ideal program to team up with BJJ. Leave the weight room to the side as a BJJ beginner and focus on technique and functional strength first. If you are competing and feel you lose your fight on being overpowered by your opponents have a look into Wendler 531 and the Juggernaut method. 

Read More

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

Overview and review Rogue Ohio Bar Fraser Edition

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Mar 31, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Overview and review Rogue Ohio Bar Fraser Edition

This overview of the  Fraser 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. 

Read More

Topics: Lift stronger, Fitness, Rogue

Are barbell curls good? [Article, Free Download]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Mar 29, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Are barbell curls good?

Curls are good for your biceps. Barbell curls are bad for your wrists. Therefore do curls, but with an EZ bar or dumbbell

Read More

Topics: Lift stronger, Fitness, Strength

Are barbell curls a compound exercise [Article, Free Download]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Mar 28, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Are barbell curls a compound exercise

Barbell curls are not a compound exercise as they do not use multiple joints to execute the movement. It is a good isolated exercise for the biceps. 

Read More

Topics: Lift stronger, Fitness, Strength

Programs like Stronglifts

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Mar 27, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Programs like Stronglifts

This overview looks at the powerliftingtowin program and starting Strength as alternatives for beginners. Starting Strength might be a good alternative to athletes while the powerliftingtowin program is a good alternative if you are interested in powerlifting. 

Read More

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

Deadlift and row [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Mar 26, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Deadlift and row

The deadlift and row are a good combination for powerlifters who want to be better off the floor and bodybuilders who want to thicken their backs. The row is more suited to the upper back while the deadlift takes care of the lower back and hamstrings.

Read More

Topics: Lift stronger, Deadlift, Fitness, Strength

Overview and review of the Rogue bella bar Toomey edition

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Mar 24, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Overview and review  of the Rogue Bella bar Toomey Edition

 
This overview of the  Toomey 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.  
Read More

Topics: Lift stronger, Fitness, Rogue

Are barbell shrugs effective? [Article, Free Download]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Mar 22, 2019 9:30:00 AM

 

Are barbell shrugs effective?

Barbell shrugs are effective for building bigger traps and a stronger grip. Whether this is effective for you depends on what your goals are. 

Read More

Topics: Lift stronger, Fitness, Strength