A few years ago, strength coaches Dan John, a champion discus thrower, and Pavel Tsatsouline, a former special-forces trainer, asked that question. Easy Strength is a strength training protocol consisting of performing the same lifts on the Easy Strength training program by Dan John and Pavel Tsatsouline. “Everything in excess is opposed to nature”—Hippocrates. Perhaps you, the reader, are familiar with Easy Strength by Pavel and Dan John, but.

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The main thrust of the book is of tsatsuoline “easy strength” — almost like an extrapolation of “Greasing the groove” and all the ways that an athlete could apply that type of strength to make themselves better at their chosen sport. Day 7 has a simple rule: One thing I forgot to add to the post was that my upper back, lats and shoulders thickened up quite a bit. Here’s what they have in common. I found out right away what I was doing wrong in the first chapter. Your email is safe with us.

Flexible Steel eBook Digital Book. This is fine as long as you feel like going after it. Raising the Bar eBook Digital Book. Why is it that we always want more, more, more?

“Easy Strength” 40 Day Program Review – Skill of Strength

Here’s where most so-called diet gurus go wrong. Easy Strength Pavel Tsatsouline once summed up strength training in three sentences:. The Basic Strength Program Element 2: This program is great for someone who is thinking about training for a power lifting meet, an athlete who wants to work on their weak lifts or someone like me who is preparing for the RKC II. It can be 5 pounds or 50, depending on how each single feels.


You’re already doing the big basics, right? Pick one exercise from five categories: Retest the RKC snatch test reps with the 24K kettlebell in under 5 minutes. This is the best information ever put in print for the real nuts and bolts of how to strength train an athlete. I knew I needed to develop a baseline I could use as a guide for when to go heavy or when to back off.

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I picked five exercises I needed to do and did them. Do the absolute minimum to get the absolute maximum. You are commenting using your Twitter account. For my clients and I, a strong foundation begins with positional breathing via exercises from the Postural Restoration Institute. Between the 2nd and 3rd reads, I returned to training for pure strength, being 6 years removed from powerlifting.

This was the toughest exercise in the program for me. Day 9 is often the day when people start to understand the reasoning behind the program. Enter your email address. This was the easiest part of the program for me because I have always been good at pull ups.

Bodybuilding is full of programs used by “enhanced” lifters, but most people don’t take drugs and can’t get good results. This book is a wealth of information for anyone interested in getting stronger.

Hammering these lifts in the 40 day fashion will help a ton. I’ve been involved in the weightlifting, strength training, and bodybuilding game for 26 years now. I hopped from program to program each six weeks. Great Coaches and exceptional people can turn prospects into customers, and customers into evangelists. This quick drill does it all: I will be attempting the beast tamer challenge which includes a pistol, press and pull-up with the Dn 48K or lbs kettlebell. This book is a breath of fresh air that reminds us of what we really need to be doing to get results ean more importantly gives us a system to achieve this.


As I said before, the book is a pavvel and a must own for fitness professionals and weekend pafel alike. The education and experience shared by them will shorten the learning curve of anyone that applies it.

Then add some weight for three reps, and finally add some weight for two reps. These are potentially the most confusing days in that the load on the bar depends on how you feel.

“Easy Strength” 40 Day Program Review

Here’s the secret again: The quality of food you eat? It’s going to seem easy. Pavel and Dan have produced a book that I feel should change the industry! What do all these professionals have in common?

Easy Strength

Please type your review in the space below characters left. Kind of get a picture how your relative strength has changed if at all since doing this program.

Dan John could make a book on numbers fun to read and Pavel could make a book of mathematical algoithms easy to understand.