General Training Methods

Contents:

General Methodology

Periodization

Accommodation

Eccentrics & Isometrics

Plyometrics

Partials

Prilepin's Table

General Training Information

Westside

Basic Westside Principles

Westside Dynamic Effort

Westside Max Effort

5/3/1

Metal Militia

Sheiko

Smolov

3 x 3

5 x 5

German Volume Training


General Methodology

Periodization

Periodization Simplified by Matthew Perryman

Conjugate Training by Dave Tate, EliteFTS.com

The Periodization Bible Part 1 by Dave Tate, EliteFTS.com

The Periodization Bible Part 2 by Dave Tate, EliteFTS.com

The Conjugate Method by Louie Simmons

Goal Setting for Strength by Charles Poliquin

Periodization Part 1 by Simon Perreault

Periodization Part 2 by Simon Perreault

Periodization Part 3 by Simon Perreault (The title says Part 2, but Simons points out this is the third part of his series)

Periodization by Michael Yessis, Ph.D.

Periodization for the Competitive Bench Presser: What System Works Best? by Lee Zimmerman

More on the Conjugate Method: The Principle of Variety by Louie Simmons

Periodized Training by the American Council on Exercise

Circa Maximal Phase by Louie Simmons

Periodization: Pendulum Wave by Louie Simmons

Things You Should Know by Louie Simmons

What Really Works? Effective Strength Training Principles by Josh Hewett

Accommodation

Squatting with Bands by Thomas Lowder

Chain Training by Joe Hashey

The Science Behind Bands and Chains by Rob Haan

Accommodating Resistance, How to Use Band and Chains to Increase Your Max Lifts by Dave Tate, EliteFTS.com

Bench Press Chains by Ben Tatar

Accommodation by Louie Simmons

Chains and Bands by Louie Simmons

Accommodating Leverages by Louie Simmons

Eccentrics & Isometrics

New Age Isometric Training - Cutting Edge or Bull? by Kelly Baggett

Assisted Eccentrics by Louie Simmons

Eccentric Unloading by Louie Simmons

Isometrics & Eccentrics Review by David Adamson

Optimal Eccentrics by Louie Simmons

Isometrics by Louie Simmons

Sushi Improvements by David Adamson

Rep Speed & Tempos by Mike Westerdal

The Lightened Method by Louie Simmons

Plyometrics

Plyometric Training for the Upper Body by Kelly Baggett

Reactive Methods by Louie Simmons

Explosive Power and Strength by Louie Simmons

Partials

Using Boards to Increase Your Bench Press by Bench-Press.net

What the Heck is a Board Press? by Shawn Lattimer

A Board with Your Bench Press? by Jack Reape

Prilepin's Table

Regulation of Training by Louie Simmons

How to Design Strength Training Programs Using Prilepin's Table by Hristo Hristov

Importance of Volume by Louie Simmons

Stats by Louie Simmons

General Training Advice

Advice to the Beginner and Elite by Matt Wenning

Factors Affecting the Length of the Rest Interval Between Resistance Exercise Sets - Research Review, paper by Willardson, et. al.

Strength -vs- Size and Optimal Frequency Training by Kelly Baggett

Factors Affecting Strength by Dr. Fred C. Hatfield, Ph.D.

Eat My Meat by Dave Tate, EliteFTS.com

Eat My Meat the Sequel by Dave Tate, EliteFTS.com

Westside Barbell

Basic Westside Principles

The Eight Keys, Part I by Dave Tate, EliteFTS.com

The Eight Keys, Part II by Dave Tate, EliteFTS.com

The Eight Keys, Part III by Dave Tate, EliteFTS.com

The Eight Keys, Part IV by Dave Tate, EliteFTS.com

The basic Westside template explained by Jim Wendler, EliteFTS.com

Westside Barbell Club: Debunking the Myths by Dave Tate, EliteFTS.com

How Not to Train Westside by Chris Manrodt

Westside Basics by Dave Tate, EliteFTS.com

Westside for Skinny Bastards Part 1 by Joe DeFranco

Westside for Skinny Bastards Part 2 by Joe DeFranco

Westside for Skinny Bastards Part 3 by Joe DeFranco

Evolution of Westside Training Part 1 by Mark Reifkind, Sr.

Evolution of Westside Training Part 2 by Mark Reifkind, Sr.

Adapting Westside Barbell for a Commercial Gym by Steve Fredine

Westside Barbell Dynamic Effort

Beginner Mistakes, Part II: The Dynamic Bench Press by Jim Wendler, EliteFTS.com

Training Methods Part 1: Speed Day by Louie Simmons

Top 3 Dynamic Squat and Dynamic Bench Cycles by Jim Wendler, EliteFTS.com

Speed Training For Size by Matthew Perryman

Dynamic Effort: Speed Kills by Chad Coy

Powerlifting & Speed-Strength Training by Dr. Fred C Hatfield, Ph.D., MSS, International Sports Sciences Association

Speed Work by Louie Simmons

Westside Barbell Max Effort

Training Methods Part 2: Max Effort Day by Louie Simmons

Methods of Max Effort by Dave Tate, EliteFTS.com

Break on Through to the Other Side by Chad Coy

5/3/1

How to Build Pure Strength: Jim Wendler Interview by Bryan Krahn

Jim Wendler's 5/3/1 - Bodybuilding.com Forum

Metal Militia

The Metal Militia Training Style by Sebastian Burns

Sheiko

Beginner Sheiko Training Programs

Sheiko Spreadsheet - zip file 35kb

Boris Sheiko's Sheiko Training Routine by Mike Westerdal, CriticalBench.com

Sheiko Shakes Up Powerlifting by Matt McGorry

Smolov Squat Cycle

How to Add 100 Pounds to Your Squat in 13 Weeks posted to Stronglifts.com by Mehdi

My Smolov Squat Experiment by Ken James

Another Russian Super Cycle by Pavel Tsatsouline

3 x 3

A Revolutionary Approach to Powerlifting Part 1 by Stephan Korte

A Revolutionary Approach to Powerlifting Part 2 by Stephan Korte

A Revolutionary Approach to Powerlifting Part 3 by Stephan Korte

A Revolutionary Approach to Powerlifting Part 4 by Stephan Korte

A Revolutionary Approach to Powerlifting Part 5 by Stephan Korte

A Revolutionary Approach to Powerlifting Part 6 by Stephan Korte

5 x 5

The 5 x 5 Program by Lyle McDonald

5 x 5 Workout Routine by Mike Westerdal, CriticalBench.com

German Volume Training

A New Look at an Old Way to Get Big and Strong by Charles Poliquin