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Deadlifts or farmers walk [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 8, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Deadlifts or farmers walk

 

The deadlift and farmers walk are two very different exercises. If your main interest is grip strength do farmers walks. If you want to build muscle and strength in your entire body do more deadlifts. 

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Topics: Strength, Fitness, Lift stronger, Deadlift

GVT vs PHAT

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 4, 2019 9:30:00 AM

GVT vs PHAT

 

GVT is the easier option for building muscle mainly for most. PHAT is the more professional individualized crossover program. For most people, GVT will be the better option. For athletes, PHAT is more promising depending on your available time. 

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

Stronglifts and yoga [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 2, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Stronglifts and yoga

Stronglifts and yoga are a great combo to prepare for heavier lifting later down the line. Stronglifts will build the core of your program while Yoga will take care of rehabilitation. Your strength and mobility will increase with comparatively very little time consumption. If you are mainly after developing a six pack quick, this might not be the best route to travel.

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Topics: Strength, Lift stronger, Stronglifts 5x5

Deadlifts vs barbell row [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 1, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Deadlift vs barbell row

 

The barbell row is an excellent accessory exercise for people who are interested in raw strength. The deadlift will build the core of at least one training day in your daily routine if you want to become big and strong. I personally would not design an entire training day around the barbell row. 

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Topics: Strength, Fitness, Lift stronger, Deadlift

GVT vs DTP

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Dec 28, 2018 9:30:00 AM

GVT vs DTP

 

GVT is more beginner friendly and can be done with a barbell. DTP is extreme and only recommended with machines and Dumbbells. You also should know your way around bodybuilding before attempting it. 

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Topics: Strength, Fitness, German Volume Training

Stronglifts and boxing [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Dec 26, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Stronglifts and boxing

 

Stronglifts can be combined with boxing to develop strength but might not be the optimal choice. Starting strength or Olympic lifting might be better choices depending on your level of fitness and proneness to injury. 

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

Deadlift like a powerlifter [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Dec 25, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Deadlift like a powerlifter

 

Deadlifting like a powerlifter requires patience and technique. Some tricks are to act against your instinct to stay in control of the weight. Here are the most helpful queues to improve your deadlift.

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Topics: Strength, Lift stronger, Deadlift

Programs like GVT

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Dec 21, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Programs like GVT

 

Two programs which you can do which are similar to GVT are 8x8 and boring but big. Boring but big is more suited for beginners while 8x8 is great for pros who want to shift one gear down. 

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

Stronglifts and cycling [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Dec 19, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Stronglifts and cycling

 

Stronglifts and cycling is a good combination to keep generally fit. Avoid starting both from scratch. Pick whether cardio or strength is more important to you and build a routine for that before latching another regime onto it. 

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

Deadlift vs Sumo [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Dec 18, 2018 12:51:01 PM

Deadlift vs Sumo

Technically the sumo deadlift is a deadlift. Therefore the question has to be reformulated to conventional vs sumo. Generally, the sumo deadlift is easier on your back while both generate great strength. It comes down to personal preference for your strength goals. 

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Topics: Strength, Fitness, Deadlift, Lift stronger