Tag Archives: 5×5

8 Reasons Why Beginner Barbell Strength Routines Are the Worst for Aesthetics (and what to do instead)

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Contrary to popular belief, many of the popular barbell strength routines marketed towards beginners do not produce aesthetic (lean & mean) physiques. Those training methods have severe technical deficiencies turning them into factories for skinny-fat men with poor upper body development and viciously drained central nervous systems from heavy squatting and deadlifting. Here are the […]

StrongLifts 5×5 – Effective or Over-hyped?

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StrongLifts 5×5 is one of the most popular lifting programs on the Internet. Many people attribute miraculous properties to it. However, at the end of the day, it’s still just a lifting routine. It comes with some positive elements, but it’s not nearly as flawless as the noobs think. 1.Stronglifts 5×5 is based on the […]