Bill Starr’s Amazing 5×5 Routine

Bill Starr Introduction Bill Starr is an icon in the world of Strength training and a former Olympian and Olympic Team Coach. He was one of the original York Barbell pioneers in the 1950’s and has inspired thousands of lifters and Strength and Conditioning guru’s over the past 70+ years. To name a few; LouieContinue reading “Bill Starr’s Amazing 5×5 Routine”

My Improved Variant of GreySkull LP Prak Program

Introduction to GreySkull LP GreySkull Linear Program’s (LP) founding routes are pretty well known by now, but to cut a long story short the founder of the program Johnny Pain (John Sheaffer) ran the program ‘Starting Strength’ and found it completely subpar and lacking in many ways. Johnny therefore set out to rectify this byContinue reading “My Improved Variant of GreySkull LP Prak Program”

THE BEST 4-4-8 IVYSAUR VARIANT

Program Introduction The program incorporates a 4 sets of 4 training session and 4 sets of 8 training session for all Main Lifts (squat, bench press, deadlift, and overhead press) and Secondary Lifts. It follows a Week A and B routine structure and the lifter will bench press three times per week for both AContinue reading “THE BEST 4-4-8 IVYSAUR VARIANT”

The Amazing Cube Kingpin Program

Introduction The cube method was created by a powerlifter called Brandon Lilly, he is by far one of the greatest powerlifters (raw and geared). From my knowledge his max raw lifts were 650.3lb Squat, 600lb Bench, and 815.7lb Deadlift and totaled 2000lbs on many occasions. Unfortunately due to a career ending injury he no longerContinue reading “The Amazing Cube Kingpin Program”

Dan Alexander 10 Week Powerlifting Peaking Program

Dan Alexander’s 10 week Powerlifting Peaking Program is designed to improve the 1RM of the squat, bench, and deadlift by 5%. Spread across the three lifts, this can result in a sizeable boost to a lifter’s total on the competition platform.

The Amazing Brad Gillingham Powerlifting Programs

Introduction Brad is a true legend of powerlifting, I have followed him for years and used his programs in many occasions and had great success. Brad is a six-time IPF world champion and and a 14 time USAPL National Powerlifting Champion. However, I find Brad’s greatest skill and asset to be his ability to coach andContinue reading “The Amazing Brad Gillingham Powerlifting Programs”

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”

VERY POPULAR JH 5/8/3 PROGRAM

Introduction This program was inspired by my experience running nSuns 5/3/1 and Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1. I ran both programs successfully, however, I felt there needed to be a balance between the two. nSuns 5/3/1 for me was jus too ‘fiddly’ and excessive in terms of volume for a novice and early intermediate lifter. Jim Wendler’sContinue reading “VERY POPULAR JH 5/8/3 PROGRAM”

THE POPULAR JH 8 WEEK PROGRAM

Introduction This is my eight week peaking program that consists of a volume phase and peaking phase each lasting four weeks. This program is better suited for novice-intermediate lifters and lifters who can handle higher work loads. It’s a linear program whereby the intensity increases week by week for the main lifts for each phase.Continue reading “THE POPULAR JH 8 WEEK PROGRAM”

JH 5RM Novice Linear Program

Introduction This program is fantastic for Novice lifters, the program works off your 5 rep max and lasts for eight weeks. You train three times per week which allows sufficient time for you to recover during sessions. You squat and bench press three times per week, and deadlift once a week. However, you have twoContinue reading “JH 5RM Novice Linear Program”