Author Topic: Bill Starr 5x5 - Linear and Periodized Version  (Read 2646 times)

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Re: Bill Starr 5x5 - Linear and Periodized Version
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2011, 12:25:08 am »
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Ran a cycle of the intermediate about 6 months ago. This was the logical strength world progression after 5x5 got gnarly.

I liked it. Light, medium and heavy days made a lot of sense and took my squat about 10kg past my plateau on 5x5. Plus the higher volume set on the heavy squat day (if I remember right? 3 reps max weight then 8 reps lighter weight) felt really right to me. Got a mad training effect from that.

But all that max weight lifting made me slow as a mofo. Ditched it after one cycle to start some VJB sh!t again.