Created by John Sheaffer (aka Johnny Pain), the GreySkull LP is a fantastic 3 day per week routine for novice lifters. By correcting some of the shortcoming of other popular novice programs (e.g. Starting Strength, Strong Lifts) by incorporating basic periodization, GreySkull LP is a fantastic choice amongst the beginner programs.
General Strength Program Spreadsheets
General strength programs are great choices for novices and intermediate lifters looking to add weight on the bar. Find some of the most popular program spreadsheets here.
The Candito Linear Program is a great strength program with 3 different variations that will rapidly add pounds on the bar for beginner and intermediate lifters alike. Now, enjoy in an easy to edit, mobile-friendly spreadsheet!
Strong Lifts is a cornerstore beginner strength program based upon Bill Starr’s old school 5×5 program. If you’re just starting out, this is a fantastic way to build muscle, lose fat, and get stronger. Using Google Spreadsheets, the program becomes even easier to follow along.