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All Things Strength

HELPING YOU GET STRONGER SINCE 2004

My Full Body Workout Routine

Franco Columbu.Those of you who read my last post will know I have been training for more than 10 years. In that time I have tried various workout routines and have certainly learnt a lot, I know what works well for me and what doesn’t work so well. I am seeing...

Chin-Up Routine

Working on the one-armed chin-up.Although I began my quest for the one-armed chin-up a while ago, a recent shoulder injury caused me to rethink my approach. Here’s a look at the new-and-improved routine. As I mentioned on the weekend, there were two sources of...

A New Routine – Sydney 2006

With the rack back in place (but not the bench – more on that in a minute) it was time for a new routine. A few months of Total Gym, bodyweight and kettlebell work have broadened my appreciation of all things strength related, and this routine reflects that. The...

Hypertrophy Routine

I’ve decided to switch to a hypertrophy routine for a couple of months, with the intention of increasing muscle a bit ready for some PR-breaking. Using 12-rep sets (apart from warmups) seems to be doing the trick right now – I’ll adjust this as...

Updated Regime

With the garage still serving as a storage facility, my workouts are reaching a fairly stable mixture of bodyweight and occasional weighted work. The bodyweight workouts usually comprise several of the exercises listed below, which will be explained in greater detail...