Category: Programs

A Simple Periodisation Plan

In last weeks blog post where I spoke about simplifying how we program and train, my aim was to do just that. Unfortunately it may have confused people! I’ve had a few questions about how to put this in place and for specific examples. So, here is a quick example of simple periodisation for you… Read more »

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. It’s an… Read more »

Rings, Kettlebells and Barbells: A Training Program

In my recent interview with strength coach Dan John he said that “if all you had were rings, kettlebells and barbells you could do amazing things and bring your athletes up to a pretty high level faster”. Thanks to the popularity of CrossFit all of that equipment is available easily and affordably and has lead… Read more »

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. It is a great… Read more »

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