This is a 12 week Supertotal program by Next Step Strength (Instagram). It has 4 training days per week and uses block periodization to expose the athlete to hypertrophy, strength, and peaking phases. It could be used when preparing for a Supertotal competition. [Read more…]
Block Periodization Powerlifting Programs
Block periodization is a programming method that breaks each macrocycle into distinct mesocycles. These mesocycles, or blocks, are oriented to specific goals, such as hypertrophy, strength, and power.
Below you'll find powerlifting and strength training programs that utilize block periodization.
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This is a 17 week program for SuperTotal training designed by Brian Simmons. As a quick reminder, SuperTotal training combines the power lifts (squat, bench press, and deadlift) with Olympic lifts (snatch and clean & jerk). So it really requires well-rounded athleticism from the lifter. There’s a video at the bottom of this post that discusses SuperTotal training in more depth if you’re interested. [Read more…]