Category Archive for "Strength Building Workouts"

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10 Week Staggered Deadlift Workout Program

This is a staggered 10 week deadlift program for intermediate lifters. It can be repeated as many times as needed. Lifters will alternate between heavy and moderate deadlift days for 8 weeks. Week 9 is a deload week, followed by…

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Matt Kroc Kroczaleski 12 Week Squat Program

Matt “Kroc” Kroczaleski alternates between heavy, explosive weeks and higher volume squat weeks. Here is his 12 week squat cycle. Percentages are based on his current one rep max. Week 1: 5 x 75%, 5 x 80%, 5 x 85% Week…

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5×3 Bench Press Program: Increase Your Strength With This Workout

This is an auto-regulating workout routine designed specifically to help you bring your bench press numbers up. Training Level: Intermediate Goal: Increase Strength Split: 4 Day Upper/Lower Duration: Repeatable You can continue to run this program over and over again…

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Heavy Hillbilly Barbell Only Strength Workout

This workout is by EliteDreams from the Muscle and Brawn Forum. Seeing as this is my first go at writing a routine, I hope you can understand my reasoning. First the routine, then a breakdown of each day. Here we…

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Mori’s Monster 2 Day Per Week Squat Program

This article was written by Rob Mori from the Muscle and Brawn forum. When you use this squat cycle, remember that the whole point is to build up your squats. I squatted heavy 2 times a week (Monday and Fridays). This…

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Simple 5 x 5 Workout Routine for Strength and Sanity

This article written by Ken Banks from the Muscle and Brawn forum. As a bodybuilder, these days I am a big believer in simplicity. For years I banged out fancy-shmancy routines taken from newsstand muscle mags that featured numerous how-to…

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Texas Method Training System

Introduction 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 the middle…