Workout Reflections: “Stronglifts 5x5” and “Ice Cream Fitness”
Rahul Rangnekar
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Since this blog was written, it looks like SL has added the ability to do supplementary exercises. This is good for the first few weeks when you’re doing 50% of your 5RM but once you start getting heavier, I would advise just sticking to the 3 main lifts. The combination of the 5 sets, plus 5 warmup sets means that my workouts went from 45 mins to 1h30 mins. The SL app is supper slick and easy to use and the plate calculator is a life saver for people like me.