Reviewing Starting Strength 5×5 Program

Introduction Starting Strength is one of the legendary powerlifting programs created by Mark Rippetoe, a true GOAT of powerlifting. Some might disagree with this statement and even I have found myself at times being critical of Starting Strength. However Mark popularized and commercialized the “do your fives” training principle which started with the ‘Texas Method’Continue reading “Reviewing Starting Strength 5×5 Program”

THE SUCCESSFUL KORTE 3×3 PROGRAM

Introduction Stephan Korte the creator of the Korte 3×3 program was a German powerlifting coach in the 1990s. He coached IPF Lifter Junior World Champions such as; Ralf Gierz and Michael Bruegger. Stephan was a single ply lifter who coached other single ply lifters. Therefore I must state this program was really designed with PlyContinue reading “THE SUCCESSFUL KORTE 3×3 PROGRAM”

THE POPULAR IVYSAUR 4 4 8 POWERLIFTING PROGRAM

Ivysaur 4-4-8 appeared like so many other program’s on Reddit’s /r/fitness community by /u/ivysaur. The Ivysaur 4-4-8 Beginner Program was designed to expand and build upon the popular ‘set of five’ style training offering an alternative repxset scheme compared to the likes of; Stronglifts 5×5, Starting Strength, Bill Starr 5×5 and Madcow 5×5. Not too much is known aboutContinue reading “THE POPULAR IVYSAUR 4 4 8 POWERLIFTING PROGRAM”

THE BEST JIM WENDER 5/3/1 PROGRAMS

Introduction Most people know Jim Wendler in the powerlifting community, if you don’t know who Jim Wendler is he’s the creator and author of the 5/3/1 Training Program. I used Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1 program before, and surprisingly achieved some great results without being too taxed and burnt out!! The basis of 5/3/1 is as followsContinue reading “THE BEST JIM WENDER 5/3/1 PROGRAMS”