Originally Posted by BendtheBar
It's about the same as Rippetoe's Wichita Falls program except that chin ups are removed and replaced with rows.
And the increased volume, 5x5. As well, Mehdi finally understands that the higher volume can be too much for people, so he says that later when (er, "if", honest) they stall they can go to 3x5, and later still to 1x5.
Most of the document, along with his previous ones, tell us a lot about his coaching experience. Cues that don't work with people, exercise descriptions which are just a little bit off, and so on.
blog entry is most telling. 4.39% of his income comes from his online "coaching." 'Nuff said, really. He's not a coach, he's an online marketer.