Newbies – New strength session – Linear progression

Joey Scafidiinstruction, strength, Uncategorized0 Comments

I talked about this briefly yesterday during the intro to the program for the day but it needs to be said again and in a little more depth. We’ve got a lot of new people in the gym and also a lot that have been with us for more than a year. The strength sessions for both groups will look very different. The people that have been with us for a longer time will no longer see the same quick and easy results as new people will and therefore, they’ll need  a little different approach. While you’re still relatively new to strength training the results come quickly; practically every session and that’s an awesome thing! There’s no sense in trying to rush into a more advanced program while there are still so many gains to be had on a very basic system. That system is called a Linear Progression. It’s extremely simple and extremely effective for newer people. We’ll be using it with squats during this program and also the bench press. The system goes like this: For our squats and bench the repetition scheme will say 3×5. That means that you’ll do 3 sets of 5 repetitions. 15 reps … Read More