smolov jr

the big difference is it’s 1/5 as long and not nearly as taxing on your body. the majority of users report that they add 20-35 pounds to their squat or deadlift, and 15-25 pounds to their bench press(some even claim numbers up to 40 pounds). the routine is as follows: do not add 15-25 pounds onto your lift in addition to the 10-20 from week 2. instead, add on extra weight to get a total of 15-25 pounds. you will …

How do you make a smolov Jr

in the tables below, all percentages are based off your 1 rep max (check out our smolov calculator or app to compute your weights). at a high level, the program consists of the following: this initial two week phase is all about getting your body acclimated to doing heavy squats regularly. since we keep the loads pretty light, it’s ok if you want to mix in some accessory work like plyometrics or lunges. this cycle will test what you’re made …

smolov squat program results

smolov is a russian squat routine that will boost your squat by up to 100lb in only 13 weeks, even if you’re a drug-free lifter like me. that’s why smolov is not for guys who have been training for less than a year. smolov is for the guys who know there’s no something for nothing, and who are ready to do what it takes to gain up to 100lb on their squat in only 13 weeks. the downside is that …

smolov bench program

the logic at play is that exposing the body to a stimulus more often will result in faster adaptation, leading to you getting bigger and stronger. which do you think is more likely to make you stronger: 52 sessions on the bench a year, or 104 sessions? and when you run out of more standard options, it’s time to call the russians. the payoff, however, is well worth the effort – it’s not uncommon for a lifter to put over …

smolov program reddit

i did it for squats as a fairly new lifter and put 25 kg on my back squat. but it was brutal and it was very hard to maintain that new squat max after i had finished. i liked smolov jr, which is basically just the base mesocycle of the full smolov program. the intense cycle was much more grueling, and since it only gave me a 5kg pr i find it to be unnecessary. i had a 100kg front …