The Power Builder Workout

What you’ll read below is one of the best power and muscle-building routines ever created.

This is old-school, down-and-dirty training at it’s best. Many of the all-time greats used this routine in some way, shape or form.

If you want muscle, this routine will give it to you. If you want power then get ready, because getting strong and powerful is the specialty of this workout.

The differences between training for power and training for physique is in the number of repetitions, the amount of weight used and the number of sets one performs.

This workout program combines both. The high reps for mass building and the heavy weight for power. Follow this routine and not only will get very powerful, you’ll get pretty big as well.

The Power Builder Workout

Workout A
Breathing Squats 1 x 20
Bench Press 5 x 5
Bent Over Rows 5 x 5

Workout B
Breathing Deadlifts 1 x 20
Overhead Press 5 x 5
Pulldowns or Curls 5 x 5

Notes: Alternate the two workouts lifting 3x per week. If three days is too much, lower it down to two days per week. Always use the heaviest weight that you can possible handle. For the breathing squats and deadlifts, perform 10 reps normally, and then pump out 10 more taking 3-5 deep breaths between reps. Add weight to the bar whenever possible, get lots of rest, eat good food and drink plenty of water.

Understand that to be successful in any weight training program – hard work is a must! Half-hearted effort does nothing for you. If you’re new to weight training or grossly out of shape, consult a physician first. End of disclaimer.

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One Response to “The Power Builder Workout”

  1. Rodney on December 31st, 2014 5:18 pm

    I like this workout but I’m not do sure I can agree with brething sets. Rep range to high to get strong and 1 set no matter how savage it may be is just not enough in my book Rodney

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