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Four Weeks to a Bench PR: Week Four
Tue Nov 29, 2022
Base Building: Upper Body Main Exercises
Fri Nov 25, 2022
Four Weeks to a Bench PR: Week Two
Ideally, an athlete should be rolling into the training week feeling adequately recovered and ready to handle some heavy weights. This week, we will work up to our first max-effort single attempt of the four-week PR training plan. This week will test an athlete's most significant weakness in the bench press.
Sat Nov 12, 2022
Four Weeks to a Bench PR: Week One
As you accumulate training time, you may reach a point you cannot consistently hit a PR lift when you train a max-effort exercise.
Fortunately, this is not that big of an issue. The intention of max-effort training is to lift the heaviest weight possible, with the goal being to recruit the greatest number of motor units possible. By achieving maximal motor unit recruitment, we can improve absolute strength, eventually leading to a new PR lift being established.
Fri Nov 04, 2022
Westside Barbell Triceps Training
Fri Oct 14, 2022
Incline Bench Press Variations
Tue Sep 27, 2022
Starting Conjugate: Basic Press Variations
Fri Sep 09, 2022
Building Your First DE Upper Training Wave
Fri Aug 19, 2022
Dynamic Effort Upper: Structuring Your Training
The structure of a dynamic effort upper training day is similar to the structure of a dynamic effort lower training day in two ways; both follow a three-week wave schedule, and both follow the same basic order of exercises.
Here is how to properly structure your dynamic effort training.
Wed Aug 17, 2022
Bench Press Builders
Wed Jul 27, 2022
The Almighty Barbell Row
Mon Jul 25, 2022
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