Frequent Pulling for Faster Progress: 12 Weeks to a Bigger Deadlift

Frequent Pulling for Faster Progress: 12 Weeks to a Bigger Deadlift, by Eric Cressey The deadlift is the bastard child of powerlifting; it doesn’t get much love.  Maybe it’s the fact that the deadlift is less impacted by equipment than…

10 Surefire Ways to Help You Squat Big

I watched the guys squatting over in the corner of the gym and knew immediately the subject of my next article for T-mag. After a few warm-up sets and some instruction from the trainer, these guys began to perform some…

The Periodization Bible

The Periodization Bible Part 1: The Old Testament — Linear Periodization by Dave Tate Dave Tate knows strength. Dave’s been assisting and training under Louie Simmons of Westside Barbell fame for over 10 years and has consulted thousands of athletes…

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Beginner Powerlifting Program

Beginner Powerlifting Program. Max Effort Squat: 1) Max Effort Movement: (Squat or Deadlift Variation:1-3rm, followed by rep work; ex.2×3@80%) 2) Supplemental: Some sort of pull (deadlifts, straight leg deadlifts, Romanian deadlifts, rack pulls, 1-5rm) 3) Accessory: (hamstrings, lower back, abs…

Strongman Training 101, Part 2

Strongman Training 101, Part 2, by Brian King In part one of Strongman Training 101, we covered in-season and off-season training. Part two will focus on cardio, core/flexibility work, and diet as well as the most important Strongman implements that…

Strongman Training 101, Part 1

Strongman Training 101, Part 1, by Brian King This article is for the strongman competitor who is just starting to compete and really has no clue about how to train. However, there may be some things that the advanced athlete…

Heavy Peak Antagonist Training Program

Heavy Peak Antagonist Training Program. (Superset, Peak-Contraction) WORKOUT A Superset #1 Dumbbell Bench Press/One-Arm Dumbbell Rows 8 reps Superset #2 Dumbbell Flyes/Bent-Over Lateral Raises 6 reps Superset #3 Arnold Press/Bent-Over Curl-Grip Rows 8 reps Superset #4 Alternating Biceps Curl/Two-Arm Dumbbell…