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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Rather you should probably spend time in what Dan refers to as Quadrant 1; gym class, organized sport or recreational activities Dan has a system of classifying athletes based on the number of qualities the athlete has and the ratio of their relative max. And both variations are safe if you do them right. This is often the day where people test themselves a little. However I put it in bold for a reason.

This effective program is for them. Here’s how to trim it down to get better, faster gains in as little as 30 minutes. Staying lean is difficult. I was able to jump into my “old routines” and my numbers were as if I had been training them all along. Here’s how to properly get your big weights in place.


By week 5, I was a machine on the lifts and broke lifetime personal records, smashing my incline bench press record by 15 pounds and crushing my old thick bar deadlift record by 50 pounds. These guys have to experience.

The best part is that I only discussed one topic here in the article, strength. Don’t get a shoulder injury before you even start to do reps.

Or is it just calories in, calories out? Training one body part per day is outdated, and full-body workouts don’t always cut it. I hopped from program to program each six weeks.

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I’m also a retired United States Marine, so I definitely know what it means to work hard. The original program required that you repeat Weeks 1 and 2 three additional times. As I said tsarsouline, the book is a gem and a must own for fitness professionals and weekend warriors alike. It is truly an eye-opening experience.

Ab rollouts, body saws and hanging leg raises were the 3 big core exercises I used. Coach Dan John fits that mold. All five will be performed on each training day, five days per week.

“Easy Strength” 40 Day Program Review

Your workout is fat and bloated. Easy Strength Pavel Tsatsouline once summed up strength training in three strengty.

They ask what is our impact on the people who depend on us? The results speak for themselves. Dab Strength set me on an incredible learning journey in the world of training. Not to mention that Pavel and Dan are both highly accomplished professionals in their own right.


This is not a program for someone who seeks general fitness and this is not a program for someone that quits easily. I will do my very best to promote Easy Strength not just because of its authors but because it is necessary for anyone who needs jonn be stronger for a purpose! Keep track of your programs and organize them in advance.

Pick tastsouline from each of the following categories:. In that time I have pretty much tried it all. This is Pavel’s “same, but different” approach.

That represented a staggering improvement. On this 4th read, I finally see how much I do not know strenth am excited about it. However, that sums it up. I have to admit, it felt a lot like Groundhog Day but this program gets you pretty damn strong. You are commenting using your Facebook account.