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Stephan Korte’s 3×3 Powerlifting Program

Stephan Korte’s 3×3 Powerlifting Program

by Stephan Korte

Lifters keep on asking me the same question again and again: How long can I use the 3×3 training system? My answer is always the same: the 3×3 training system … Read more

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Muscle and Brawn Basic Powerlifting Cycle

Day 1: SQUAT

Squats – CYCLE
Speed Squats – 8 sets x 2 reps
Good Mornings – 3 sets
Stiff Leg Deadlifts – 3 sets
Abs – 2 sets

Day 2: BENCH

Bench Press – CYCLE
Overhead BB Press – 3 sets
Closegrip Bench Press – 2 sets
T-Bar Rows – 3 sets

Day 3: DEADLIFT… Read more

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Smolov Powerlifting Cycle

The Smolov powerlifting cycle is an extremely demanding system of training that is known for getting results. If you run Smolov for squats, do not deadlift of perform any other posterior chain movements (good mornings, Romanian deadlifts,… Read more

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Smolov Junior Powerlifting Cycle

The Smolov Junior powerlifting cycle is slightly less demanding then the standard Smolov cycle.  Smolov Junior is generally a 3 week cycle, but some trainees extend it to 4, 5 and even 6 weeks.

Week 1 (SETS x REPS x WEIGHT)

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Russian Squat Routine

Russian Squat Routine

A six week cycle, training three times a week, aiming to increase the 1RM by 5%. Alternate light and heavy days are used. The intensity is fixed for the first three weeks, whilst the volume is increased. In the second three… Read more

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Beginner Powerlifting Program

Beginner Powerlifting Program.

Max Effort Squat:
1) Max Effort Movement: (Squat or Deadlift Variation:1-3rm, followed by rep work; ex.2×3@80%)
2) Supplemental: Some sort of pull (deadlifts, straight leg deadlifts, Romanian deadlifts,… Read more

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