The 10 Best Powerbuilding Programs for 2023
- Kizen 16 Week Powerbuilding Program
- PHUL Workout Program Spreadsheet
- Kizen 4 Week Powerbuilding Spreadsheet
- PhatBurn Program Spreadsheet
- Brogains Powerbuilding Program
- Upper/Lower Split Program Collection
- Reddit PPL
- Starscream Hypertrophy Program (more hypertrophy focused, less power-focused)
A powerbuilding program is a training routine that combines principles from powerlifting and bodybuilding to achieve significant gains in both strength and muscular hypertrophy. In other words, you'll be strong and look strong. Powerbuilding routines often incorporate both low volume, high-intensity powerlifting movements with higher volume accessory movements that support the squat, bench, and deadlift while also achieving aesthetic goals.
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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 gain strength.
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![Read more…]
The PHAT (Power Hypertrophy Adaptive Training) workout routine is a 5 day powerbuilding program for athletes seeking strength and hypertrophy development.
Developed by Dr. Layne Norton, the PHAT workout routine blends power and hypertrophy work, making it ideal for bodybuilders looking to gain size and lifters that want to look aesthetic without being weak.[Read more…]