The StrengthLog Circuit Training Workout

circuit training workout

You called for circuit training, and we answered! We are proud to introduce the very first StrengthLog circuit training workout. Circuit weight training is an effective way to train for getting great results and for saving time. Since the 1970s, science recognizes circuit training as an effective way to improve performance in more than one … Read more

StrengthLog’s Upper/Lower Body Split Program, 4x/Week

Training program upper lower body workout

This upper/lower split program is available for free in our app StrengthLog! Download it for iOS or Android. What does it take for you to get bigger and stronger? You need to: Practice the lifts you want to get strong in. Work all your major muscle groups with effective exercises. Stimulate your muscles often enough … Read more

Light or Heavy Weights for Muscle Growth and Strength

light or heavy training

Should you use light or heavy weights if you want to build muscle and strength? Perhaps moderate weights trump them both? For years or even decades, the question of strength training load has been contested. Many studies and scientific articles examine the subject, not to mention the heated discussions in gyms between proponents of one … Read more

Whey or Soy Protein for Building Muscle?

whey soy

As most protein supplement connoisseurs know, whey protein and soy protein are two of the most popular choices on the market. Of course, they share similarities and differences. Athletes and fitness enthusiasts who want a convenient source of protein to aid in their training efforts use them both. We know that getting enough protein is … Read more

Building Muscle and Losing Fat as a Busy Parent

Rob Nothing Barred Fitness

Does getting kids while working a full-time job have to spell the end of your training and fitness journey? Heck no. But you might have to take a scrutinizing look on your training routine, and you might face a new set of challenges when it comes to your diet and sleep. One trainer that has … Read more

Squat Depth: How Deep Should You Squat?

Deep barbell squat

Key Points: Deep squats (120–140° knee flexion) lead to greater muscle growth in the quads, glutes, and adductors than shallow or half squats (60–90°). You improve your strength the most at the depth you train at. Deep squats, however, have greater carryover to shallow squats than vice versa. The required squat depth in powerlifting is … Read more

Deadlift Disco: 2x per Week Deadlift Program

Deadlift training program for powerlifting

Have you hit a plateau in your deadlift, and want to start gaining strength again? Look no further than our deadlift program for powerlifting: Deadlift Disco. Our own deadlift program is one of the most popular training programs in our workout app, and thousands of lifters have used it to hit new deadlift PR’s since … Read more