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German Volume Training - 10 x 10

German Volume Training – What Is It, Benefits, and Free Workout Plan

If you’re looking to pack on muscle quickly, German Volume Training (GVT) could be the strength training program for you. It involves doing 10 sets of 10 repetitions per exercise at 60% of your 1RM. The workouts are incredibly tough and the total volume you’ll lift each week means your muscles will be challenged in …

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quick 5 minute ab workout

Try This Quick 5 Minute Ab Workout At Home For A Stronger Core

Having strong abs and obliques goes beyond just the aesthetic benefits… these muscle groups also play a vital role in our overall mobility and functional movement. A strong core helps improve posture, aid strength training, reduce back pain and support better stability and balance. We’ve outlined a beginner-friendly, 5 minute ab workout below, that you …

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Lower Back Exercises with Dumbbells

9 Lower Back Exercises with Dumbbells to Upgrade Your Home Workouts

The lower back connects the upper and lower body, helping to support better hinging and rotational movements. Whether you’re looking to improve athletic performance or simply make daily activities easier, strengthening the lower back should certainly be high up on your priorities. The lower back often doesn’t get as much attention as other muscle groups …

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Sandbags Vs Barbells – Comparing The Benefits & Drawbacks To Both

Strength-based workouts have often been associated with equipment like barbells and dumbbells… but with the rise of functional training (and the benefits this brings), there’s a new piece of equipment vying for your attention… the sandbag. But is a sandbag actually better than using a barbell? This comparison outlines the benefits of both barbells and …

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Arnold split vs PPL split

Arnold Split vs PPL – What’s The Best for Your Goals?

In bodybuilding (and general strength training plans), the term “split” refers to how you divide your training through the week. Following a relevant training split can help you reach your fitness goals more efficiently, by influencing how you’re activating your muscles through the week. Two popular training splits are the Arnold split and the PPL …

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Strength Plateaus

How to Overcome Strength Plateaus – 8 Proven Concepts to Try

A strength plateau is a levelling off of your progress… and something you’ll probably experience at some point. From seeing great early gains and progression in your strength training, it can be demotivating to suddenly stop seeing any progress. Strength training plateaus are common but there are some simple techniques that can help boost your …

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30 day deadlift challenge

This 30 Minute Deadlift Challenge Will Test Your Strength and Endurance

The deadlift is an incredibly effective strength exercise for anyone… and shouldn’t just be seen as something reserved for strongmen and powerlifters. It’s a compound movement that packs a punch in terms of benefits, and improves strength, muscle mass, bone density, athletic performance, and weight loss. So, if you’re completely new to lifting… or want …

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TRX workout plan

15 Minute Full Body TRX Workout Plan for Beginners (with Printable PDF)

Suspension trainers, like the TRX System, can provide a whole host of benefits for bodyweight training. They are relatively affordable compared to other equipment, easy to transport, easy to use, and can help make your bodyweight workouts more dynamic and fun. This TRX workout only requires 15 minutes and targets the whole body. If you’re …

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