Push/Pull/Legs

PPL or Push/Pull/Legs Routine. Is simple push days you work all the push muscles ie chest, triceps and shoulders. Pull days are back and biceps — the “pulling” muscles. Leg days are simple you work the legs. Examples 3 Day/Week Note: this is not an optimal routine but may function well enough for a novice.

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Books I Recommend (July 2019)

Beyond No Mean Soldier: The Explosive Recollections of a Former Special Forces Operator Can’t Hurt Me Living with a SEAL: 31 Days Training with the Toughest Man on the Planet Beyond Bodybuilding: Muscle and Strength Training Secrets for The Renaissance Man Legionnaire: The Real Life Story of an Englishman in the French Foreign Legion Starting

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Conditioning Workouts I Enjoy

1. 6 miles/300 push ups For 6 rounds: Run 1 mile Do 50 push ups 2. 100 Burpees for Time 3. 150 Push ups With 50 lbs For 15 Rounds: 10 Push ups with 50 lbs Rest 45s For more a challenge do it in <15 rounds. 4. The Murph Run 1 Mile 100 Pull

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Recommended Novice Routine

I wholeheartedly recommend the Greyskull LP for novice lifters. Shown here is the older edition; the 3rd edition is out now I recommend it but the 2nd edition is good too. The base program has the bench, squat, deadlift and overhead press(the press). The rep scheme for that is 2 sets of 5 and one

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9 Things Everyone Says The Same Thing About When Building A Lifting Routine

I noticed when everyone discusses or brings up the topic of a weight lifting routine particularly for novices it boils down to the same few items of business. 1. Focus on barbell compound movements Everyone knows what these are: bench press, squat, deadlift, row and overhead press. And also some programs include the weighted chin

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A Fresh Start

The first iteration of my blog was a bodybuilding site with different discussions on routines and supplements and such. Later I decided I wanted to do something a little bit different. And now I sort of figured out how to do what I want to do with it. So I’ll be starting it again in

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