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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

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

Stronglifts and keto [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Nov 28, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Stronglifts and keto

 

You can combine Stronglifts with the keto diet to lose weight while gaining strength. The main drain on strength comes from a caloric deficit. You don’t need to go on one me when on keto. While keto and Stronglifts will get good results for strength gains and weight loss it is unlikely to get ripped. This takes usually more extreme measures. 

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Topics: Stronglifts 5x5, 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

Stronglifts vs Hypertrophy [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Nov 14, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Stronglifts vs Hypertrophy

Comparing Stronglifts and Hypertrophy is comparing apples and oranges. Stronglifts is a program while Hypertrophy is a biological process/concept. If you want to go deeper compare programs. A program optimized for hypertrophy is German Volume Training. 

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Stronglifts or split routine [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Nov 7, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Stronglifts or split routine

 

Stronglifts and split routines are very popular to get stronger and bigger. I recommend full body routines like Stronglifts for beginners until they have the discipline to hit the gym four times a week. Based on personal goals these four days can be formed into an impactful split routine.

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Topics: Strength, Lift stronger, Stronglifts 5x5

Stronglifts can't finish set [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Oct 31, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Stronglifts can't finish set

 

Not being able to finish a set is part of Stronglifts. When it happens, take a close look whether it is a repeat fail at the same weight or the first one for a long time. If you repeatedly fail at the same loads, consider a deload or switching programs. Use the free Stronglifts 5x5 app to get better insight.

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

Can you do Stronglifts forever? [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Oct 24, 2018 10:25:17 AM

Can you do Stronglifts forever?

 

You can do Stronglifts 5x5 for a year, maybe two. After this amount of time, you will need to change from a mental or physical point of view. Otherwise, you will make suboptimal gains or get mentally exhausted. This article shows you alternatives and you can always contact me via pascal@marathon-crossfit.com for questions.

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

Stronglifts and CrossFit [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Oct 17, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Stronglifts and CrossFit 

 

You will learn whether Stronglifts can be combined with Crossfit and what the results will be. In addition, you will be pointed to further workouts and material on Stronglifts and Crossfit to dig deeper.

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Topics: Fitness, Can marathoners be good crossfitters?, Stronglifts 5x5, Lift stronger

Stronglifts and intermittent fasting [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Oct 10, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Stronglifts and intermittent fasting

 

Stronglifts and intermittent fasting can be combined. For beginners interested in strength development a bigger window for calorie intake is preferable. For Bodybuilders who are cutting it is better to pair fasting with a program with a bigger bias towards hypertrophy.

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Topics: Fitness, Strength, Stronglifts 5x5