Posts Tagged "charles poliquin"

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,…