StrengthLog’s Training Program for Children

StrengthLog’s Training Program for Children and Adolescents

StrengthLog’s Training Program for Children and Adolescents: an excellent way for your child to develop a strong and healthy body for a strong and healthy life. At StrengthLog, we want you to find the training program that is just right for you, both here on the website and in our training app with the same … Read more

How to Get Stronger, Part 1: The Beginner

Strength training for beginners

My father-in-law is many things, but strong isn’t one of them. At least, he didn’t use to be. Two months ago, he asked if he could start working out in my garage gym. Since I don’t want to be excluded from the “pizza and wine”-Fridays he regularly throws, I said yes. Being well into his … Read more

Training Program “Emelie”, 3x/Week

Training Program Emelie

This training program is available for free in our app StrengthLog! Download it for iOS or Android. My friend Emelie wanted to get bigger and stronger, but wasn’t sure of how she should go about it. Since I can’t keep my opinion to myself, I went ahead and suggested a training program which will accomplish exactly that. You will … Read more

StrengthLog’s Glute Training Program, 2/Week

Glute training program

This training program is available for free in our app StrengthLog! Download it for iOS or Android. What does a good training program for your glutes look like? What exercises should you do, and how many sets and reps should you do? In this article, you will read about a training program that will be effective not only for … Read more

Protein for Strength Athletes and Bodybuilders

protein

Key Points: Protein is the most important nutrient for building muscle. Protein is made up of amino acids. Out of these, you need to get enough of the 9 essential ones through your food. The average person needs at least 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight and day. Preferably 1.2 grams per … Read more

StrengthLog’s Full-Body Workout, 2x/Week

Full-body workout training program

This training program is available for free in our app StrengthLog! Download it for iOS or Android. This article outlines a training program with two workouts per week. It suits you who are either new to strength training, or who are more experienced but may not have the time, desire, or opportunity to train more often at the moment. … Read more

StrengthLog’s Training Program for Seniors

seniors

StrengthLog’s Training Program for Seniors is designed for, you guessed it, seniors looking to benefit from all the positive effects strength training has to offer. From greater muscle strength to stronger bones, and improved quality of life – if you are 60 or above, this program is for you! Of course, feel free to follow … Read more

How Long Should You Rest Between Sets?

Rest between sets

Key Points: Short rest periods (<1 minute) between sets sharply decrease the number of reps you can do with a given weight. Resting 3–5 minutes between sets leads to greater muscle growth and strength gains than resting one minute, given that you perform the same number of sets. By supersetting exercises for different muscle groups, … Read more

Protein Intake: How Much Protein Should You Eat per Day?

Daily Protein Intake

Key Points: If you lift weights, your daily protein requirement rises. In the short term, this happens because your body needs more protein to repair itself after training. In the long term, it is because you need more protein to maintain your larger muscle mass. The recommended dietary allowance (RDA) of protein is 0.8 g/kg … Read more

Soy – Healthy Alternative to Meat or Toxic Hormonal Disruptor?

soy

Soy, soybeans, and soy protein: muscle-building alternatives to meat, healthy legumes, or hormone-altering cancer beans? Few foods are as controversial as soyfoods. As always is the case when it comes to controversial stuff, the truth is entirely black or white. Soy means different things to different people. For the weight-lifting fitness aficionado, soy protein for … Read more