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Quest For Strength


#1

Inspired by the recent "what do you power clean?" and "double bodyweight bench" threads, I'm wondering how do people exactly gain these kind of strength levels? I see a lot of people posting insanely high numbers in bench, squat, dead, clean, and overhead press. Is this a result of training for size or training for pure strength?

Just some general info on what worked for you guys would be great.


#2

The two are not inseparable entities. Hypertrophy and strength are generally developed simultaneously, but I would bet most used a strength program and busted their balls. Form follows function.