Five Ways to Get Bigger and Stronger

Training to get bigger and stronger

Do you know what the fundamental principle of resistance training is? It is to increase the stress you put on your muscles, and thus stimulate them to grow bigger and stronger. It doesn’t matter if you train primarily for strength or muscle growth: you cannot avoid the fundamental principle of placing progressively higher demands on … Read more

Smith Machine vs. Free Barbell Squats?

Smith machine squat

Just the other day, we received a question from Shawn, who writes: “Hi bud, like your videos! Could you do one on Smith machine squats vs free weight squats, is one better than the other? Is 95 lbs in the smith machine equal to 95 lbs with a free barbell?” That’s a great question! And … Read more

What Happens if You Forget to Take Creatine One Day?

What happens if you miss a day of your creatine supplement? We received a question on this topic from Niclas, who writes: “I have a question about creatine. I went without it during the holidays and I began taking it again when work started. However, it seems like more often than not, I forget to … Read more

Creatine: Effects, Benefits and Safety

Creatine effects benefits safety

Creatine is one of the best supplements you can take if your goal is strength and muscle growth. Creatine has been studied in over a thousand trials, and has consistently been found to increase strength and muscle size. Furthermore, it seems to diminish muscle damage after exercise, and may enhance cognitive functions such as memory … Read more

StrengthLog – Our Training App Is Finally Available in English!

StrengthLog workout log

In the end of 2018, we launched our own app for logging your training. It was called “Styrkelabbet”, was completely in Swedish (where we’re from) and has since been downloaded over a hundred thousand times, with great reviews. We have finally completed a big update, with amongst other features now means that it is available … Read more

Romanian Deadlift

Romanian deadlift

The romanian deadlift is a variant of the deadlift that primarily trains your hip extensors (e.g. glutes, hamstrings and adductors) as well as your lower back. The movement is similar to a regular deadlift, but with romanian deadlifts you keep your legs almost fully extended throughout the entire motion, and also the exercise begins and … Read more