Overload System for Strength, The
A Modern Application of Old-School Training
The Overload System for Strength reintroduces this time-tested, proven approach to achieving strength gains in the shortest time possible. Influenced by legends in the field of strength and conditioning, you will learn the progressive range of motion and neurological carryover training methods from Paul Anderson; supramaximal partial lifts espoused by Bob Peoples, Anthony Ditillo, and Harry Paschall; functional isometrics promoted by Bob Hoffman; and eccentric overloads. Through decades of sweat and effort, these methods have been proven to have the strongest effect on maximizing the nervous system’s capacity to increase force production.
In The Overload System for Strength you’ll find the following:
- Ten advanced methods to increase strength, including progressive range of motion, heavy partials, and functional isometrics
- Detailed technical instruction for six main lifts that promote large strength gains
- Frequency, split, and specialization options to fit your preferences, goals, and schedule
Skip the gimmicks and fads; use the training that has provided results for decades. The Overload System for Strength is your time-tested, proven guidebook to unlocking the strength gains you have been looking for.
Earn continuing education credits/units! A continuing education exam that uses this book is also available. It may be purchased separately or as part of a package that includes both the book and exam.
AudienceIntermediate to advanced lifters who are looking to rapidly increase strength and gain muscle mass.
Chapter 2. Science and Application of the Overload System
Chapter 3. The Overload System Foundational Exercises
Chapter 4. Deadlift
Chapter 5. Squat
Chapter 6. Military Press
Chapter 7. Bench Press
Chapter 8. Pendlay Row
Chapter 9. Explosive Pull
Chapter 10. Assistance Exercises
Chapter 11. The Overload System Programming
Chapter 12. Training Program Design
Chapter 13. Specialization Training
Appendix: Strength Standards