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GVT vs 8x8 [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Dec 14, 2018 9:30:00 AM

GVT vs 8x8

 

GVT and 8x8 are very similar programs with a focus on building muscle. Always be aware that diet is more important than exercise to achieve this goal. GVT is the go to when you are in full strength. 8x8 can be a good alternative on a cut. 

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Topics: German Volume Training, Lift stronger, Strength

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

Stronglifts and cutting [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Dec 5, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Stronglifts and cutting

Beginners should avoid combining Stronglifts with a cut. Combine Stronglifts with a bulk to put muscle on your frame. Get clarity around your goal set. If your main goal is aesthetics consult a doctor and nutritionist and combine a solid diet plan with cardio. This is more likely to make you look defined fast. If you want  more details on Stronglifts and cutting read further.

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Topics: Stronglifts 5x5, Strength, Lift stronger

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