Boris Sheiko is a Russian Powerlifting coach and a legend in the powerlifting community. Boris is known for his selective coaching (he chooses you – you don’t choose him) and his demand for complete discipline and commitment from athletes he chooses to coach. His program’s are renowned for high volume training focusing on competition liftsContinue reading “A BORIS SHEIKO PROGRAM REVIEW (2021)”


Introduction You might ask “I thought this guy only reviewed powerlifting programs….this is a powerbuilding program by definition”. Well Doug Hepburn is one of my hero’s and one of the greatest strength athletes in history. Douglas Ivan Hepburn or Doug for short was a Canadian national strength athlete and to this day is revered andContinue reading “DOUG HEPBURN PROGRAM A&B REVIEW (2021)”

USSR 1974 & 1976 SQUAT ROUTINE REVIEW (2021)

These routines were utilized for the 1976 Olympic Games by the USSR Weightlifting Team. To paint a picture of how successful this team was in the 1976 games they won seven of the nine available gold medals. Off the back of this success this came the “1976 USSR Weightlifting Yearbook”; the holy grail scripture usedContinue reading “USSR 1974 & 1976 SQUAT ROUTINE REVIEW (2021)”


Background into Lilliebridge The program was created from my understanding by the Lilliebridge family which includes; Ernie Lillibridge Sr., Ernie Lilliebridge JR and Eric Lilliebridge. This family of lifters have dominated both raw and geared lifting for many years and established quite a reputation. This program is not one of my favorites, I found aContinue reading “LILLIEBRIDGE METHOD PROGRAM REVIEW (2021)”

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)”