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  1. Beginning 5x5 Any Excel / Google Sheets?

    Hey guys, New to this all, just heard Pavel on JRE. I definitely want to implement this training. I am just sort of confused where to begin. I'd say I am an intermediate lifter. Does anyone of Excel or google sheet templates for the program? Please advise. Thanks
  2. mjikia

    How would you evaluate this advice on barbell strength training

    I'm a complete novice, so I don't know what I don't know. I don't have a personal trainer, but I looked around the gym, found the guy working the biggest weights and asked for advice on how to do stuff, and he really went out of his way to help me out, even coached me on how to do the exercises...
  3. Need help — combining barbell with kettlebell training

    Hey, folks! I've been struggling to combine barbell and kettlebell training primarily due to schedule and logistical issues. Let me talk about the latter first — my gym doesn't have a bell heavier than a 20 kg. And I usually swing with a 36kg (two-handed) and 28 kg (one-hand). I'm using two...
  4. Is barbell training really necessary?

    I've been a full-time office worker for such a long time without doing any exercise so I'm very new to lifting and weight training. When looking up advice and programs to get me started- like the very helpful getting started a section in this sub- almost all insist on standard progressive...
  5. Deadlift form

    i have been using a deadlift form similar to starting strengths since when i read pttp some time ago it wasnt clear to me what was the way strongfirst taught it But now i realise as im getting up in weight that it is getting suboptimal and my hips are too high and in dont get qui as much tight...
  6. Can someone explain power cycles kettlebells and deadlifts part II

    i recently read pavels beyond bodybuilding and he displays a power cycle my question was do power cycles build or display strength and what is the difference between power cycles and peaking ? And thank you
  7. Pavel singles program amazing results !!!!!

    so hello everyone first of all i want to thank this forum for all the help you give i just tested my deadlift max today after doing pavels singles program my max before starting was 160 kg today i pulled 180 kg and failed 190 kg at almost lockout . My results could have been better but since i...
  8. Pttp is not going well for presses a possible alternative ?

    Good similar daily program ? Maybe the justa singles programs but the problem is i can only can go 5 days a week to the gym not 7 any help and thanks !!!! Also there is this special deadlift program that pavel apparently wrote from an old thread is this for real !!!! And could a similar type of...
  9. Reload and Kettlebells

    I have decided to do the Reload barbell program, but I want to make sure I keep up with my conditioning. What would be the proper recommendation to maintain conditions with kettlebells during this specific program. Thanks all.
  10. Cycling and increments

    hello everybody thanks for being so awesome and responsive i had a question about PTTP routine can you please tell me what type of increments should i make and what kind of cycle to choose im a bit lost an i feel 5lb jumps is too small for like deadlift maybe for press its good but deadlifts i...
  11. Joe's Quest For Strength and Health

    I am getting back into strength training after 4 years away while I finished my college degree and didn’t find time for training. Relevant Demographics: 38 Year old Male. 5’5”, 178lbs Background: I did a few years of weight training while in High School. I was super skinny but got decently...
  12. nick_j

    Faleev 80/20 Program

    Hey guys, first time posting. I have some questions about the program Pavel outlined in this article... Pavel: 80/20 Powerlifting and How to Add 110+ Pounds to Your Lifts Have any of you tried it? If so... 1. Did you have any shoulder issues from the lack of upper body pulling movements? 2...
  13. Chrisdavisjr

    Heavy deadlift singles for maintaining strength and muscle mass

    Being 'in between programs' and having made less time to train recently, I've been seizing opportunities to do GTG sets of pull-ups and heavy deadlift singles (typically about 5 or 6) when I get the chance (usually every three days or so) and I'm wondering if performing occasional heavy...
  14. POwer to the people help !! Please

    hello im 21 years old i purchased power to the people i ve been working out around 2.5 years now i have gained some muscle and also some fat i m intrigued by the PTTP program im 86kg now around 20-25% bodyfat i want to lose some fat and i want to get stronger my best DL 145kgx3 press 60kgx2 and...
  15. Barbell Overhead Press form

    Hello all, I have a question about the overhead pressing form used in the StrongFirst Barbell curriculum. My barbell training was done by Starting Strength certified trainers. The Starting Strength barbell press actually starts with a forward hip thrust to trigger a reaction in the kinetic...
  16. Chrisdavisjr

    Andy Bolton's Deadlift

    I found this video while looking for deadlifting advice and was interested to note that Andy Bolton advocates pulling with a vertical shin, with the shins touching the bar. When I first started deadlifting, this is pretty much how I was doing it and I would find that my lifts were mediocre at...
  17. Chrisdavisjr

    PTTP and soreness

    I've been following the Power To The People! program for a few weeks and I'm coming to the end of my first cycle. I'm making progress but the workouts are starting to leave me fairly sore (deadlifts and my lower back, in particular - presses are hard work but aren't beating me up at all). I've...
  18. Milan Hrubý

    Milan's log

    Hello, I am starting my first log with my new and first Barbell programm ever. I am 42 years old, 184 cm tall and slightly overweight at 93 kg. My waist is 99 cm and bodyfat around 20%. I am not very athletic but also not weak. I like hiking and cycling and I play chess. My goals are...
  19. Chrisdavisjr

    Strong swing, weak deadlift - how to bridge the gap?

    Starting a new thread here to pick up from an interesting conversation on this thread in the kettlebell forum. I have a fairly strong kettlebell swing - 10×10 one handed with a 40kg bell at 145lbs body weight - but a fairly weak deadlift - 100kg/220lbs seems to be my max, I can just about get...
  20. PaulAtreides

    Question concerning Ladders for two-handed exercises

    Hey Comrades When using ladders to train two-handed lifts such as the Pull-up, Barbell OHP, or Bench press, are you supposed to set the weight down in-between the rungs? More specifically Pull-ups: Do you let go or do you dead-hang in-between the rungs? BP & OHP: Do you stay in the racked...
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