Category Archive for "Strength Building Workouts"

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McCullough 14 Week Powerlifting Cycle

This 14 week powerlifting cycle by Tom McCullough is taken from the article How To Design Your Workouts. Week 1 – 70% x 2 sets of 10 repetitions Week 2 – 70% x 2 sets of 10 repetitions Week 3…

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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,…

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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%. Download the free Starting Strength…

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Bill Starr’s Beginners 5×5 Workout 3

Monday – Heavy Day Powercleans – 5 sets of 5 Bench – 5 sets of 5 1×10 weight from 3rd set ( add 10 rep pump sets after 8-12 weeks on program) Squat – 5 sets of 5 1×10 weight…

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Bill Starr’s Beginners 5×5 Workout 2

Monday – Heavy Day Powercleans – 5 sets of 5 Bench – 5 sets of 5 1×10 weight from 3rd set ( add 10 rep pump sets after 8-12 weeks on program) Squat – 5 sets of 5 1×10 weight…

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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…

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Bill Starr’s 5×5 Workout

Monday: Squat, 5 X 5 (35%, 70%, 80%, 90%, 100% of attempted five rep max) Bench press, 5 X 5 (35%, 60%, 70%, 80%, 90% of attempted five rep max) Power clean, 5 X 5 (35%, 50%, 60%, 70%, 80%…