intermediate progam

Korte 3×3 – For the Raw and equipped lifter

Stephan Korte’s 3×3 program primarily involves high volume in the three powerlifting movements; squat, deadlift, and bench press. It has been used by some great German powerlifters such as Ralf Gierz and Michael Bruegger. Stephen Korte was heavily influenced by the training methods utilized by eastern European weightlifters. The program is hence both extremely specialized and based on a block periodization structure, with variation from mesocycle to mesocycle. Phase 1, the first block, is based on high volume and low…

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Texas Method

The Taxas Method is an intermediate program that was initially popularized by Glenn Pendlay and really took of when Mark Rippetoe started recommending the program. Since many new trainees had huge success with the starting strength program many followed through with his recommendation of following the program.

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