Posts in "Training Programs"

The Intermediate Bodybuilding Program

Eric Helms, Andy Morgan and Andrea Valdez / Muscle and Strength Pyramid Book Excerpts , Training Programs

This is a sample bodybuilding program from our Muscle and Strength Training Pyramid book. The explanation section in the book is fairly detailed, so I have cut it down to give just the overview, relevant notation and exercise selection explanations. This, the Intermediate Powerlifting Program, and the Detailed Guide to Training Progression articles bring the […] Read More »

The Intermediate Powerlifting Program

Eric Helms, Andy Morgan and Andrea Valdez / Muscle and Strength Pyramid Book Excerpts , Training Programs

This is a sample powerlifting program from our Muscle and Strength Pyramid training book. The explanation section there is fairly detailed, so I have cut it down to give just the overview, relevant notation, and exercise selection explanations. This, along with the Intermediate Bodybuilding Sample Program and Detailed Guide to Training Progression articles bring the site up […] Read More »

A Guide to Improving Your Training Work Capacity

Greg Nuckols / Training Programs

If you have exhausted the gains from your beginner program and are looking for what to do to push your physique to the next level then this guest article by Greg Nuckols, one of the top drug-free powerlifters in the world, could be for you. Friendly, smart, and humble we got along well when I first met him […] Read More »

How to Progress from ‘The Big 3’ to Split Routines

Andy Morgan / Training Programs

The Squat, Deadlift, Bench Press, Press, Dips, Chin-ups/Pull-ups. Slow-bulk or cut, put these exercises at the core of your workout program and you won’t go far wrong. There are two linear progression training templates introduced on this site, ‘The Big 3 Routine’ and the ‘Three Day Split Routine’. The questions often arise, “Which training program is […] Read More »