Glycogen: The Best Fuel for Your Muscles

glycogen

Glycogen – Key Points: Your muscles and your liver are your two main stores of glycogen. You fill them up by eating carbohydrates. Your body prefers to use muscle glycogen to fuel intense workouts and other demanding physical work. Liver glycogen keeps your blood sugar stable when you don’t eat, like when you’re sleeping. The … Read more

Barbell Training Program for the Beginner

Beginner barbell training program

This training program is available for free in our app StrengthLog! Download it for iOS or Android. So you want to start lifting weights? Then you’ve come to the right place. In this article, you will find a barbell training program perfect for getting started with effective strength training. The prerequisite for the program is … Read more

StrengthLog’s Full-Body Hypertrophy Workout Program

Full body hypertrophy workout program

This training program is available for free in our app StrengthLog! Download it for iOS or Android. StrengthLog’s Full-Body Hypertrophy is a full-body program. Full-body training might just be the most time-efficient way to structure your workouts if you have two or three days a week at your disposal to spend in the gym.  After … Read more

How to Get Stronger, Part 3: The Advanced

Strength training for advanced lifters

“What is mastery? At the heart of it, mastery is practice. Mastery is staying on the path.” – George Leonard Strength training is a harsh mistress. First, you are lured in by the sweet beginner gains. Then, your resolve is tested as you enter the intermediate stage and have to work harder for every extra … Read more

How to Grip the Bar When You’re Deadlifting

Deadlift grip

Deadlifting challenges your strength from head to toe. In order to pull heavy weights, you must have a strong chain of muscles, and your grip is definitely an important link in this chain. In this article, I outline four common ways to grip the bar during deadlifts: Double overhand grip Hook grip Mixed grip Lifting … Read more

How to Get Stronger, Part 2: The Intermediate

Strength training for intermediates

When do you transcend from the beginner to the intermediate stage of weight training? If you’ve been training hard on an effective training program (such as the one we outlined in part 1 of this series) and been eating and recovering well when you’re not in the gym, you might reach the intermediate stage after … Read more

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