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Stronglifts and climbing [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Feb 20, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Stronglifts and climbing

 

While Stronglifts is a great program to build strength and muscle it is not very specific to the sport of climbing. Your time is better invested on the climbing wall or doing calisthenics if your main goal is to become the next speed climbing world champion. 

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Stronglifts vs Texas method [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Feb 13, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Stronglifts vs Texas method

 

The comparison is flawed as these two programs are designed for different groups. Stronglifts is better compared with starting strength while the Texas method is better compared with Madcow. 

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Stronglifts vs bodybuilding [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Feb 6, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Stronglifts vs bodybuilding

 

Compare like for like. Stronglifts is a lifting program while bodybuilding is a sport. Is Stronglifts a good bodybuilding program? No, it isn’t. Is it a balanced beginner powerlifting program? Yes, it is? Are there more specific programs for beginning powerlifters? Yes, there are. More details in this article. 

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

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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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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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

Stronglifts and swimming [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 16, 2019 9:34:00 AM

Stronglifts and swimming

 

Stronglifts and swimming can be combined. Beginners should start with one of the two and establish a routine around that. Then move on to add the next. Rowing can be a great alternative to cardio if you dislike running. 

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Stronglifts and calisthenics [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Jan 9, 2019 9:30:00 AM

 

Stronglifts and calisthenics

 

Stronglifts and calisthenics can be combined. They might not be the ideal pairing. Both are better paired with some cardio for fitness. If you want to go extreme bodyweight pair calisthenics with yoga. If you want to go hardcore strength pair Stronglifts with lifting stones and prowler work. 

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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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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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