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New Routine Suggestions!


#1

I followed madcow for about 2.5 months or so. I would really like to continue but I just can't fit the routine since i started training strongman every saturday.

I just finished coan/phillipii(yes, I ran it while doing madcow) and gained an easy 40lbs on my deadlift(475x1). I want a program that will not be too much so i can perform well on Saturdays. My PRs include: oly squat 365x2, 350x5 bench: 210x3, deadlift 475x1

I consider myself an intermediate lifter. I am planning on starting 5/3/1 for both squat, bench, and deadlift. or doing ort dealift routine for deadlifts

Monday: 5/3/1 bench+assistance
Tuesday: 5/3/1 squat+assistance
Thursday: 5/3/1 deadlift or ort deadlift routine
Saturday: Strongman; overhead event, tire, carrying event(farmers, yolk, etc), and stones

What do you guys and girls suggest?


#2

Whatever you choose you'll probably need to do for more than 2.5 months. Don't be one of these guys that bounces all over the place doing "programs",Not saying you do :slightly_smiling: That's a sure sign that that you are in fact, not an "intermediate lifter" but a "seasoned newb" as I call them.
In your first statement you say you "can't follow your program since you started training Strongman on Saturdays".I'd suggest that you find you a Strongman forum and get some tips from folks that actually do Strongman. I frequent IronTrybe.com and we have several pro strongmen on there. They would be able to set you straight.