Category Archive for "Powerlifting Workouts"

Benedikt Magnusson Deadlift Routine

Benedikt Magnusson deadlift routine, by told by Stefán Sölvi Week A Deadlift warm up to about 80% 80% 8 set x 2 reps Platform deadlift about 3-4 inch high Train with weights from 40-70% 4-6 sets x 4 reps Speed!…

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 can be…

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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 –…

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, power cleans) during the…

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…

Ed Coan’s Bench Press Routine

Ed Coan’s Bench Press Routine Ed Coan 555×2 Bench Press (Gym Lift) Video A repost of an excerpt from an article in Powerlifting USA reviewing Ed Coan’s Bench Press Video. The writer describes Ed’s periodized training scheme and gives a…

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….