Scientific Principles of Strength Training

3 Takeaways

  • Not all exercises are created equal, there is a hierarchy (compound lifts > isolation movements)
  • If you understand specificity, overload, and fatigue management as a powerlifter, you've got 70% of your bases covered
  • If you can develop basic proficiency with 4 core barbell movements (squat, bench, deadlift, press), those will take you further than any other workout program possibly can

Check it out if you:

  • Are curious about all the science behind powerlifting
  • Want to get stronger
  • Want 1 book that covers everything you need to know about lifting