Posts Tagged "charles poliquin"

Muscle and Brawn News: 12/05/2008

Powerlifting Watch adds world power rankings. Transformation of the week…Christopher Olivo goes from manboobs to ripped. Jay Cutler and Dexter Jackson video: arriving at the 2008 Mr. Olympia. Bodybuilding.com goes greek. Hardbody Debbie Leung. Five days of Dorian Yates. Charles…

What is the Progression Recommended When Working Up to a One Rep Max?

What is the Progression Recommended When Working Up to a One Rep Max? I prefer Charles Poliquin’s method for working up to a bench press, deadlift, or squat one rep max: 4 reps @ 40%, rest 10 seconds between 4…

Why Should I De-load/Unload?

Why Should I De-load/Unload? An interesting quote I found… Charles Poliquin stated that those lifters under his supervision gained strength an average of 57% faster when they de-loaded/unloaded every third workout. I know some of you are new to de-loading,…