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Build Strength With The Texas Method

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by Mark Rippetoe This method uses a sharp contrast in training variables between the beginning and the end of the week. High volume at moderate intensity is used at the first of the week, a light workout is done in…


3 Tips For Those Who Want Overnight Gym Success

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This article was written by Jonathan Byrd, author of the eBook BIG: “Rapidly increase your strength using the BIG strength training system created by top ranked powerlifter Jonathan Byrd.” Look around you, we live in an instant gratification society. People look for…


SFW! The Swedish Powerbuilding Routine

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This workout is by big_swede from the Muscle and Brawn forum. The last year I have been experimenting alot with different ways to approach my lifting and I’m going to sum it all up in this workout. I am also…

My Beginnings by Paul Anderson

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When I was in college, all of the football players lived together in one large athletic dorm called McGee Hall, on the old Furman University  campus. As strange as it may seem there were no coaches or any other adults…

Bob Peoples – World’s Greatest Deadlifter

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There has been quite a bit of controversy as to whether or not power lifting competitions should be held and who should govern these lifts. I served on the first committee for power lifting appointed by Mr. David A. Matlin,…

The Mental Approach

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One fact appears to be certain in the weight lifting field: whenever anyone fails to make substantial gains from training, he immediately begins to search for some nonexistent secrets that will assure him of success. He feels that he must…


20 Rep Squat Routine

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This is an altered article showing a Stuart McRobert interpretation of the classic routine for adding size in a hurry, a simple enough version of the 20 rep squat routine: 1.) Situp 2.) Squat, followed immediately by 3.) Light Breathing…