THE BENEFITS OF MINIMALIST TRAINING

Getting stronger, more aesthetic and improving your performance doesn’t have to come from slogging it out day in day out. In fact, high volume “muscle magazine” training can actually be detrimental to your goals and a minimalist style of training can be extremely beneficial.

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BEST SETS & REPS FOR STRENGTH

I often get asked what are the best sets and reps for strength training. And although I think you can do any number of set and rep schemes and get good results (it’s more about how use them and how you progress those schemes) so here are the ones that I find myself coming back to the most!

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THE TEXAS METHOD 2.0

The Texas Method is a great program created by Mark Rippetoe for intermediate lifters who need more variation on their loading to make progress. It is aimed at improving your 5RM on the Squat, Bench Press and Military Press and uses a hard, easy and medium weekly cycle to allow progression.

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THE DEATH OF SETS X REPS?!!

Yes its true, gone are the days when your coach writes on the board 5×5 or 3×10. Now its all about AMRAPs and EMOMs! But there is a reason, so long as you are lifting a moderately heavy weight, use a decent total volume and there is a progression model built in you will adapt and get stronger or bigger.

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GREAT “OLD SCHOOL” STRENGTH ADVICE

Here is some classic old school strength advice that I stumbled upon. I don’t remember where I first saw these?! I think it was an article with Jim Wendler or Dave Tate. But anyway, it doesn’t matter its some excellent and simple training recommendations that would be a great start for any lifter.

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BEST SETS & REPS FOR STRENGTH

I often get asked what are the best sets and reps for strength training. And although I think you can do any number of set and rep schemes and get good results (it’s more about how use them and how you progress those schemes) so here are the ones that I find myself coming back to the most!

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