Popularized by Glenn Pendlay of the Wichita Falls Athletic Club, the Texas Method focuses on training 3 days a week and hitting a new PR each week, making it ideal for intermediate lifters that can still advance at that rate. While the relatively low bench press and deadlift volume makes it better for general strength than powerlifting, the exercise frequency can be tweaked to meet specific needs.
Just plug your 1RM into this spreadsheet and the initial workouts will automatically be calculated. Based upon training progress inputs, additional workouts will be calculated as you go.
It is highly recommended that you read Mark Rippetoe’s Practical Programming prior to starting Texas Method in order to customize it to best fit your goals and make the most gains.
Buy Mark Rippetoe’s Practical Programming, which discusses many variations of the Texas Method template.