Fckaround

Dear readers, it is with troublesome news I break my three months of silence. The statistics all point towards the same conclusion: we have a global outbreak of fuckarounditis. Fuckarounditis is a behavioral disorder characterized by a mediocre physique and complete lack of progress, despite significant amounts of time spent in the gym. Fuckarounditis most commonly manifests […]

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10 Random Thoughts On Weight Training

Just some random stuff I’ve either discussed or thought about in the last few days. The deadlift is poorly suited to a high training frequency. I’ve never derived any benefit from training the lift more than once per week; and even that is pushing it in terms of recovery if I’m squatting heavy within that […]

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Randomness

I’ll have another Q&A up soon, but I figure I’d drop by real quick and link some worthwhile reading and listening material. Ryan Zielonka writes about his experience with my RPT system. “Intelligent HIT – the kind promulgated by Martin, at least – keeps volume to a minimum. Major movements are trained infrequently. Martin has […]

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Martin Berkhan — Deadlifting

I’ve been using a wide variety of training strategies over the years, but the one training style I was most successful with was low volume, high intensity training employed in a reverse pyramid fashion. A google search on “reverse pyramid training” (RPT) brings you to an article by someone called Randy Herring. You can check […]

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