The Strength Athlete (TSA) released their beginner powerlifting program (aka general beginner approach) as a follow up to their successful general intermediate program. Like the intermediate program before it, the beginner program is structured as a 4 day, 9 week program, but also includes a 4 week peak if preparing for a meet. [Read more…]
9 Week Powerlifting Program Spreadsheets
Here is a filtered list of powerlifting programs that last for 9 weeks.
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Lift Specific 9 Week Programs
Released in 2016 by Jonnie Candito, this is a 9 week advanced squat program. Similar to his advanced deadlift program and advanced bench press program, this emphasizes progression on the squat and places significantly less emphasis on the bench and deadlift. This is geared toward lifters that have plateaued on their squat or are looking to focus on it for other reasons. [Read more…]
The Strength Athlete’s 9 Week Intermediate Powerlifting Program
Description from TSA:
We wrote this program as a nine-week program for an intermediate level powerlifter, with the goal of strength and proficiency in the squat, bench press, and deadlift. You will work using progressively heavier loads week by week toward a [Read more…]
Developed by Fred Hatfield (aka Dr. Squat), this 9 week peaking program is based on two workouts per week: one heavy, one light. The 1RM increase is 10%, making it an ambitious peaking program, although it does allow for a deload period half way through the program for recovery.