This is a 14 week strength and peaking block for advanced powerlifters. It contains four training blocks and can be used to peak for a powerlifting meet. It was written by the highly accomplished folks at Squats & Science. [Read more…]
10 Best Powerlifting Programs for 2021
Best Powerlifting Programs:
- Kizen 12 Week Powerlifting Peaking Program
- nSuns Programs
- Jim Wendler 5/3/1 Programs
- Calgary Barbell 16 and 8 Week Programs
- Sheiko Programs
- Candito 6 Week Program
- Juggernaut Method Base Template
- Greg Nuckols 28 Programs
- Beginner Powerlifting Programs
- Intermediate Powerlifting Programs
- Madcow 5x5 Program
Recommended Reading: Practical Programming for Strength Training by Mark Rippetoe (Amazon)
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A 3 day workout split is a training routine that divides the exercises into three training days per week. 3 day workout splits tend to work multiple muscle groups each training session, making them an efficient training option.
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Beginners or novice lifters should check out GZCLP, Westside for Skinny Bastards, and GreySkull LP.
Those with some experience under their belt might want to check out Greg Nuckols 28 Programs (intermediate versions), Texas Method, Madcow, or SPF Powerbuilding programs.
More experienced lifters should check out Greg Nuckols 28 Programs (advanced versions), Korte 3×3, the Extended Russian Power Routine, or the 16 Week Powerlifting Academy Program.[Read more…]
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This is a no nonsense 6 week bench press peaking program styled after the infamous Russian Squat Routine. It is a 3 day bench press program that accumulates volume around 80% to 85% of a lifter’s 1 rep max before tapering down volume and increasing intensity. It ends with completing two singles at 105% of the lifter’s beginning 1 rep max.[Read more…]
Deep Water is a 4 day (or 5 day if you do the recommended active recovery) strength program designed by Jon Andersen. It runs for 6 weeks and is infamous for its “100 reps in as few sets as possible” workouts for squat, deadlift, and push press. For this reason I have included this program in the squat program and deadlift program collections as well.
You could run this only for the squat, deadlift, or overhead press, though that was not the original intent of the program. [Read more…]
Edit 9/22/19: Fixed an issue with the inputs. Using a “.” (i.e. period, full stop) is now supported in the 1RM input fields.
This program is an 8 week hypertrophy training program inspired by Reddit user and strength coach /u/BigCoachD. Good for off-season powerlifting training, bodybuilding, or anyone looking to increase their work capacity and get bigger.
A 4 day workout split is an exercise regimen that targets different muscle groups across four training days per week. Body parts are “split” into different training days, allowing recovery of those muscle groups while others are being worked in the next training session. Still, the term is somewhat flexible and can be applied to many different types of training.[Read more…]