This is a 6 week beginner powerlifting peaking block from Squats & Science.
This is a pretty unique program because there aren’t many peaking program designed strictly for the beginner powerlifter. I believe the TSA Beginner Program can be successfully run leading into a meet, and frankly most novices don’t need much time to peak anyway. But still, it never hurts to have a well-written program from smart coaches added to the archive!
This program is 4 days per week. The athlete squats, benches, and deadlifts 2 times per training week.
As you’d expect, the average intensity gradually increases, peaking in week 4, before volume is drastically reduced in weeks 5 and 6 while still hitting a few high intensity sets in week 5. The program’s last training day is 3 days before the meet date, but only reaches 80% intensity and is very low volume.
Definitely worth checking out for lifters preparing for their first powerlifting meet!
6 Week Beginner Peaking Block - Squats & Science
|Program Name||Squats & Science 6 Week Beginner Peaking Block|
|Training Style||Peaking for competition, Strength|
|Training Days Per Week||4 Days|
|Intensity (% of 1RM)||Weekly average: 66% to 73%
Top sets: 70% to 90%
6 Week Beginner Powerlifting Peaking Block Spreadsheet
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