The Strength Power and Fortitude (SPF) powerbuilding program by Chris Brogan is an off season program for powerlifters designed to help build base strength and work capacity. It can be run as a 3 day or 4 day program and resets every 4 weeks, using an AMRAP set on week 4 go gauge progress. [Read more…]
Powerbuilding Program Spreadsheets
Powerbuilding programs blend principles from powerlifting and bodybuilding to achieve significant gains in both strength and hypertrophy. In other words, you'll be strong and look strong. In terms of programming, this usually means incorporating both low volume, high intensity powerlifting movements with intelligently chosen accessory movements that support the squat, bench, and deadlift.
Popular Powerbuilding Programs
Doug Hepburn has become synonymous with brute force and sheer simplicity. This is reflected in his programs, which focus entirely on compound strength movements and do not explicitly recommend any direct accessory work.
Below there are essentially 2 programs, each with a power phase and a pump phase. In the old days, [Read more…]
Established by Doug Hepburn as a powerbuilding routine that blends the heavy weight work of powerlifting training with the hypertrophy-inducing volume of bodybuilding training, PHATburn is a challenging program for advanced athletes. If you’re looking to introduce more volume into your off-season training, this may be what you’re looking for. [Read more…]
Daily Undulating Periodization or DUP is a scientifically proven method to get stronger, making it ideal for athletes, powerlifters, and anyone looking to get stronger.
Hot on the heels of the immensely popular Kizen 6 Week Bench Peaking Program spreadsheet, Silent Mikke, Bart Kwan, and Omar Isuf have teamed up yet again to release the first 4 weeks of their 16 week Powerbuilding Program for free, including a PDF that explains the theory behind the program!