Strength Training for Runners: A Comprehensive Guide

strength training for runners

Runners are notoriously hesitant to pick up the weights and engage in strength training. The fear of getting heavy, bulky, and muscle-bound (whatever that really means) prevents many runners from looking at the gym for more than, possibly, a place to spend some time on the treadmill during harsh weather. Also, many runners don’t enjoy … Read more

Bodybuilding Blitz: Maximum Gains in Minimum Time

bodybuilding blitz

If you don’t have much time to spend in the gym every day but still want to build muscle as efficiently as possible, Bodybuilding Blitz is the training program you need. It is available in StrengthLog, which you can download for free using the buttons below. This article outlines the training split: the workout plan, … Read more

StrengthLog’s 3-Day Bodybuilding Split

StrengthLog’s 3-Day Bodybuilding Split

StrengthLog’s 3-Day Bodybuilding Split is a six-week training program for bodybuilders who want to gain muscle and strength, training three times per week. It is primarily for advanced beginners and intermediate bodybuilders, although anyone can follow it, regardless of training goal or experience. This article outlines the program: the workouts, the exercises, tips regarding progression, … Read more

The German Volume Training Plan to Build Muscle

German Volume Training Program

German Volume Training is an old-school training program popularized by strength coach Charles Poliquin. The weightlifters he trained reportedly used this program in the off-season to bulk up and add a lot of muscle mass fast. While the primary aim of this program is to build muscle, you can expect to gain strength as well. … Read more

PHUL Workout Routine: Program & Guide

PHUL workout routine

PHUL stands for Power Hypertrophy Upper Lower and is a popular 4-day workout routine that combines training for strength and hypertrophy. This guide will provide a complete outline of the PHUL workout program and links to exercise instructions. This program is also available 100% free in StrengthLog. Following the program in the app lets you … Read more

Chest, Shoulder, and Tricep Bodybuilding Workout

chest shoulder tricep workout

Are you looking for a chest, shoulder, and tricep workout to gain upper body mass and strength? Then you’ve found the right article! This is a blueprint for building your pushing muscles with a selection of the best bodybuilding exercises available. This article provides you with a comprehensive outline of the workout routine. It is … Read more

Top 15 Muscle-Building Snacks for Bodybuilding

bodybuilding snacks

Every bodybuilder likes to eat, but it’s not always easy or convenient to get all the protein you need from your main meals. Sometimes, you might not find the time to sit down for a proper meal. That’s when the right snacks can be a lifesaver. Of course, you don’t want to reach for a … Read more

Macros for Cutting: Count Your Way to Fat Loss

macros for cutting

As a bodybuilder, you can’t subscribe to the permabulk diet if you want to see the fruits of your labor in the gym. Chances are you’re going on a cutting diet sooner or later. Whether you’re dieting for natural bodybuilding contest preparation or want to look your best shirtless, knowing how to track and adjust … Read more

Top 20 Bodybuilding Exercises for Every Muscle Group

bodybuilding exercises

If you want to look like a bodybuilder, you must train like a bodybuilder. Bodybuilding is a lifestyle and more than lifting weights, but what you do in the gym determines the outcome of your efforts. The best bodybuilding exercises are the ones that you like and can perform without pain or discomfort. However, a … Read more

Top 20 Powerlifting Exercises For Strength & Mass

Powerlifting Exercises

Powerlifting is all about getting stronger in the big three lifts: the squat, bench press, and deadlift. While these exercises are great for increasing your strength and muscle mass, they are not the only exercises employed by powerlifters looking to boost their total. In this article, we’ll go over 20 of the best and most … Read more