Basic Powerbuilding tips by Stan Efferding

Over 90% of the questions I’m asked at the gym or via email are about the best weight lifting routine to get huge and strong. How many sets, reps, drop sets, super sets, rest time, frequency, duration etc…? My answer is always the same. It doesn’t matter You don’t grow in …

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Jason Blaha’s Ice Cream Fitness 5×5

Jason Blaha’s Ice Cream Fitness 5×5 is a novice training program.  In fact, this program is the EXACT SAME program as StrongLifts 5×5 just with a few bodybuilding exercises tacked onto the end! Workout Schedule Blaha’s 5×5 alternates two workouts on a thrice weekly schedule. Week One Day 1 – Workout …

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The Texas Method

  The Texas Method (TM) is a strength training program renowned for its ability to provide intermediate to advanced lifters (those with 18-24+ months of continuous training according to legendary strength training coach Mark Rippetoe) with increased variety and physical adaptation. The Texas Method balances the stress of increased weight …

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Dennis Wolf Training Program

Dennis Wolf does at least one freeweight basic lift for each bodypart, and he typically does these first in his workouts, when his strength and energy are greatest. For example, Wolf starts his chest training with bench presses and biceps routines with barbell curls. Although Wolf makes free-weight standards an early focus, he also does isolation and machine lifts …

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