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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Zahir Khudayarov 450 kg / 992 lbs squat

Zahir Khudayarov performs some heavy squats! He wrote on instagram: “I needed to squat it twice because my social media manager @jadeyolanda screwed up my first 450 kg squat video” 450 kg / 992 lbs hard squat today 😈 I needed to squat it twice because my social media manager @jadeyolanda screwed …

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Smolov Routine

What is Smolov? Smolov refers usually to the original Smolov Squat Routine. The Smolov Squat Routine is a weight training program for increasing your squat strength, originating from Russia. It is named after its creator, Sergey Smolov “the Russian Master of Sports”. The squat routine is a strength program broken down into four phases which last for …

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CT Fletcher suffers heart attack

CT Fletcher recently suffered a heart attack. He wrote on Twitter: “15 DAYS AGO, I SUFFERED A HEART ATTACK. I’VE BEEN HOSPITALIZED SINCE THEN. NEW DEFIBRILLATOR INSTALLED, TODAY I’M GOING HOME! I AM BLESSED” After a little while: “DOC SAID I CAN’T DO SHIT FOR SIX WEEKS! I’LL GO CRAZY …

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Tom Martin injured at WPC Europeans

Tom Martin

Unfortunately during WPC Europeans Tom Martin (famous for his raw deadlift power: Tom Martin Inspirational Thursday) tore his bicep at his second deadlift attempt.     He wrote on Facebook: “Well here are the 5 lifts I was successful with at the WPC Europeans. 340kg squat 360kg squat (comp PB) …

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