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Strength Building Workouts

Primal 531 Strength Building Workout

The Primal 531 Strength Building Workout is for experienced beginners or intermediate lifters who want to focus on improving their strength in the big four lifts as fast as possible. These lifts are:

  • Bench Press
  • Squat
  • Deadlift
  • Overhead Press
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5×5 Size And Strength Program For Kettlebell Training

5×5 training is a standard protocol that has been around for many years. It is also an extremely effective way to pack on size and strength. It was a favorite of legendary bodybuilder Reg Park who just happened to be Arnold’s idol.

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The 8/30 Workout System For Squat Strength

Arnold Schwarzenegger Squatting

This workout system is designed to help you improve your squat strength. You will be squatting 8 times during a 30 day cycle, alternating between heavy, light and medium training days using the following 15 day pattern:

  • Day 1 – Squats:
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John Christy 5 3 1 Strength Building Workout

For more information on strength coach John Christy, please visit the John Christy appreciation thread. Also, check out his book: Real Muscle, Real Strength.

2 Day Per Week 5 3 1 Program

(Only work sets are listed)

Workout A

  • Crunch: 1×5
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14-Week Anello Deadlift Cycle

This 14 week deadlift cycle comes from powerlifter Vince Anello. It is taken from the 183 article by Vince Anello, 14-Week Deadlift Cycle.

I have drawn up a 14-week routine for the deadlift. If a lifter’s previous best was 600, I feel 650 would

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Rippetoe Starting Strength Workouts

Alternate between Workout A and Workout B , 3 times a week on Monday,

Wednesday and Friday.

Listed sets do not doesn’t include warm-up sets. Add weight each week. Aim for 5 lbs or 2.5%.

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Bill Starr’s Beginner 5×5 Workout

Monday (Heavy Day – > 85%)

  • Back Squats: 5 x 5 Ramping weight to top set of 5 reps across 5 sets
  • Bench Press: 5 x 5 Ramping weight to top set of 5 reps across 5 sets
  • Deadlifts: 5 x 5 Ramping weight to top set of 5 reps across 5 sets

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