TSA Free Powerlifting Programs

9 Week Beginner Program The Strength Athlete (TSA) released their 9 week beginner powerlifting program is a four day per week, nine week training program. In addition for anyone who’s using this program for a meet has a four week peaking routine. Four training days per week Nine weeks per training cycle Squat 2x perContinue reading “TSA Free Powerlifting Programs”

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 “Brad Gillingham Powerlifting Programs”

Starting Strength 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 “Starting Strength Program”

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 “JH 5/8/3 PROGRAM”

JH 8 Week Peaking Program

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. EachContinue reading “JH 8 Week Peaking Program”

Magnusson & Ortmayer Deadlift Program

This is a fantastic and highly successful deadlift program created and used by the legendary strongmen “Benedikt Magnusson” and ” Travis Ortmayer”. This is a brutal deadlift program, it is hell and I can absolutely guarantee this because I underwent this self torture routine. HOWEVER, I added 22.5 kilograms to my deadlift in 12 Weeks. InContinue reading “Magnusson & Ortmayer Deadlift Program”

JIM WENDER 5/3/1 PROGRAMS (2021) REVIEW

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 follows andContinue reading “JIM WENDER 5/3/1 PROGRAMS (2021) REVIEW”

The Famous Free GreySkull LP Prak Variant Program

GreySkull Phrak Excel Spreadsheet GreySkull LP Phrak Variation Introduction 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. John therefore JohnContinue reading “The Famous Free GreySkull LP Prak Variant Program”

Russian Squat Routines (RSR)

 Russian Squat Program (aka Russian Squat Routine or RSR) is a brutal peaking program that will help boost maximum strength when prepping for a meet. I will review two versions, the original six week Squat Routine then the Eight week Masters Routine. Both are fantastic routines and WILL help you boost your Squat PR withoutContinue reading “Russian Squat Routines (RSR)”