Smolov’ed

Smolov’ed

byBrandon Heavey|July 30, 2013The Smolov Cycle is an intense 13 week squating regimen that’ll have you pushing your limits in the squat cage 4 days per week.  For those of you that would like to dabble in the program, but don’t want to devote a full 13 weeks, the Smolov Jr. variation...
5/3/1 Session 3 – Feb. 2013

5/3/1 Session 3 – Feb. 2013

byBrandon Heavey|April 8, 2013Continuing as I have in the past, below I present the results from the latest 5/3/1 strength program at 626.     Week 1 Max Lifts  Bench PressBack SquatShoulder PressDeadlift Kris195325150400 Suzy12523088273 Alan215265135300 Patrick215235145285...
Fasting / Conjugate Results

Fasting / Conjugate Results

byBrandon Heavey|March 12, 2013For the past 8 weeks, I’ve been experimenting with intermittent fasting.  My goal was to cut body fat, while maintaining or possibly increasing muscle mass.  Well… the 8 week window for my experiment just closed, so now it’s time to take a look at...
Wendler 5/3/1 Program Overview

Wendler 5/3/1 Program Overview

byBrandon Heavey|December 4, 2012I was just thinking that I posted the results from several 5/3/1 sequences (here, here and here), but never provided an overview of the program.  For the unacquainted,  5/3/1 is a widely adopted strength program developed by Jim Wendler.  He has both an e-book (and...
5/3/1 Session 2

5/3/1 Session 2

byBrandon Heavey|November 22, 2012It looks like these posts are going to be a recurring thing now that the strength program has caught on over at 626.  I can’t say that I blame them, with each new cycle the members continue to achieve astounding results.  If you missed the first 5/3/1 results...