3-Day Advanced Powerlifting Program

Advanced Powerlifting Training Program

How do you get stronger as an advanced powerlifter? In this post, I’ll outline an advanced powerlifting program and explain how and why your training should differ from beginner and intermediate powerlifters. Still a beginner? Check out our beginner powerlifting program. Still at the intermediate stage? Check out our intermediate powerlifting program. Before we get into the details of … Read more

3-Day Intermediate Powerlifting Program

Intermediate Powerlifting Program

In this post, I outline a 3-day intermediate powerlifting program and explain how and why your training should differ from the beginner’s. Progressing from the beginner to the intermediate stage can be frustrating since it often means that you’ve reached your first plateau in strength. But worry not. With a few adjustments to your training, you … Read more

3-Day Beginner Powerlifting Program

Beginner Powerlifting Program

So you want to get started in powerlifting, and you are looking for a good beginner powerlifting program? Good decision. Choosing the right program sets you off to a great start in lifting and puts you on an upward trajectory of muscle and strength gains for years to come. Choosing the wrong program, on the … Read more

The German Volume Training Plan to Build Muscle

German Volume Training Program

German Volume Training is an old-school training program popularized by strength coach Charles Poliquin. The weightlifters he trained reportedly used this program in the off-season to bulk up and add a lot of muscle mass fast. While the primary aim of this program is to build muscle, you can expect to gain strength as well. … Read more

The 10 Best Upper Chest Exercises for Powerful Pecs

Upper chest exercises

Do you want to build a big and powerful chest? Then you need to develop both your upper, middle, and lower chest muscle fibers. Your upper chest muscles are among the most visually striking muscles in your upper body. They are the muscles that lift your shirt and form a raised, proud chest. In this … Read more

Top 20 Powerlifting Exercises For Strength & Mass

Powerlifting Exercises

Powerlifting is all about getting stronger in the big three lifts: the squat, bench press, and deadlift. While these exercises are great for increasing your strength and muscle mass, they are not the only exercises employed by powerlifters looking to boost their total. In this article, we’ll go over 20 of the best and most … Read more

Powerlifting Pronto: 5 Days/Week Powerlifting Program

Powerlifting Pronto program

Powerlifting Pronto is our minimalistic powerlifting program. It is six weeks long and you work out five days per week. This program can best be described as a stripped-down version of our popular program Powerlifting Polka. The latter is a more comprehensive powerlifting program, with a higher total training volume and longer workouts. But what … Read more

How Long Should You Rest Before a Powerlifting Competition?

Powerlifting competition squat

Key Points: A new study found that neither three nor five days of rest affected isometric squat strength. Isometric bench press strength was unaffected after three days but decreased by 2.4% after five days of rest. *** Preparing for a powerlifting competition often includes some form of taper or peaking. Generally, this peaking includes at … Read more