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…]
General Strength Program Spreadsheets
General strength programs are great choices for novices and intermediate lifters looking to add weight on the bar. Find some of the most popular program spreadsheets here.
While the Texas Method has long been a popular intermediate program for graduates of Rippetoe’s Starting Strength or other novice programs like Strong Lifts, a popular Texas Method variation to emerge has been the Cowboy Method.
Included here are the Original Cowboy Method and a Modified Cowboy Method. [Read more…]
n_Suns (aka 2_Suns) assembled a 5/3/1/ LP spreadsheet complete with 4, 5, and 6 day variants in addition to dead lift and squat specific workloads to help everyone get stronger.
For more programs to help specific lifts, check these out.
Now let’s get into the program spreadsheets! [Read more…]
Whether it is run for the squat, deadlift, bench, or all three (good luck), the Russian Squat Routine is a brutal peaking program that will help boost maximum strength when prepping for a meet.
Never programming below 80% of the lifter’s 1RM, those that complete this 6 week program can typically expect 5-10% improvements on their 1RM.
Developed by Dr. Layne Norton, PH3 (named after power, hypertrophy, and the “big three” lifts that make up the foundation of the program) is for advanced lifters (Wilks > 350) that cycles through accumulation, transition, intensity, and tapering weeks to accumulate fatigue, spark overcompensation, and build muscle.
Push, Pull, Legs (PPL) routines offer a great template for achieving strength and physique goals while remaining flexible enough for the lifter’s preferences.
This flexibility can be a hindrance to less experienced lifters, who like the sound of a templated PPL routine but don’t know how to make one for themselves.
Enter: /u/metallicadpa’s PPL program