Full-Body Workouts vs. Split Workouts: 7 Pros and Cons

Full Body vs Split Workout Routine

Should you do full-body workouts or split different body parts into different workouts? In this article, we’ll look at the results from a study comparing a full-body workout routine to an upper/lower split routine. Then, we’ll go over some of the most common full-body vs split workouts and list the pros and cons of each … Read more

The Best Push Pull Workout Routine for Muscle and Strength

push pull workout routine

A push pull workout routine is a popular training split that groups your major muscle groups according to your body’s natural movement patterns. In this article, you’ll find the best push pull split and learn how it can help you reach your fitness goals and build muscle and strength faster than you thought possible. In … Read more

Mike Mentzer Workout Routine: Heavy Duty Bodybuilding

Mike Mentzer’s “Heavy Duty” workout routine is a high-intensity, low-volume approach to weight training. The philosophy behind the training method is to stimulate muscle growth with maximum efficiency while minimizing the risk of overtraining. It emphasizes lifting heavy weights and pushing your muscles to failure in a brief, intense workout, followed by complete rest and … Read more

StrengthLog’s Home Workout Split

home workout plan

True or false: you can reach your fitness goals with a home workout split using inexpensive training equipment that takes up almost no space in the comfort of your home. If you answered “true,” you’re a winner! If you said “false,” you’re still a winner because this article outlines the ultimate strength training program for … Read more

Beginner Barbell Workout Plan & Training Program

Beginner Barbell Workout

Do you want to get started with barbell training? Then you’ve come to the right place. In this article, you will find a barbell training program perfect for getting started with effective strength training. The prerequisite for the program is that you are healthy, and are willing to spend time learning to perform the exercises … Read more

StrengthLog’s Full Body Workout Routine, 3x/Week

Full body hypertrophy workout program

A full body workout routine offers numerous benefits for strength, muscle gain, and overall fitness.  By training your entire body two or three times per week, you engage all your major muscle groups each session, allowing for maximum workout intensity, recovery, and muscle growth. It’s also a very time-efficient way to structure your training week … Read more

The Best Overhead Press Workout Plan for Stronger Shoulders

Press Pasodoble – a popular training program for the overhead press

Most people in love with the barbell, still give up on the overhead press (also know as military press and standing barbell press), without ever giving a dedicated workout plan for stronger shoulders a shot. It’s just too much hard work. Lifting more weight in the squat, deadlift or even bench press is easy in … Read more

Intermediate Deadlift Program, 2 Days/Week, 6 Weeks

Intermediate Deadlift Workout Program

In this post, I’ll outline an intermediate deadlift program designed to increase your deadlift strength and build thicker back muscles.  I will also explain how and why your training should differ from the beginner’s. Are you still a beginner? Check out our beginner deadlift program. If you’ve left the beginner phase behind, read on. (Note that … Read more

Beginner Deadlift Program, 2 Days/Week

Beginner Deadlift Workout

So you want to get started with deadlift training? Excellent! The barbell deadlift is a fundamental strength training exercise that targets many of your major muscle groups, including your lower back, glutes, hamstrings, quadriceps, and core. It builds strength in a movement pattern that we use a lot in our everyday life, making it a … Read more

Advanced Squat Program, 2 Days/Week, 9 Weeks

Advanced Barbell Squat Training Program

How do you get stronger in the squat as an advanced lifter? In this post, I’ll outline an advanced squat program and explain how and why your training should differ from the beginner’s and the intermediate’s. Before we get into the details of the training program, let’s recap our definitions of what an advanced lifter is. How … Read more