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Old 05-08-2015, 02:12 PM   #986
David Meverden
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Re: Gslp

I've recently run people through modified versions of GSLP. It's still a very solid program for novices and is my go-to program for someone I can't coach very often (or at all) in person.

It gives them steady practice in the big lifts, keeps increasing the weight on schedule to teach them what heavy sets REALLY feel like, and gives constant feedback because of the 5+ sets. It's also more interesting than Starting Strength or Stronglifts and doesn't slam them with as much squat volume.

My additions for the last couple of people who used it were mostly extra upper body work after the barbell sets (rows and a few light-ish sets of DB bench on bench days and chinups with lightish DB shoulder press sets on press day) and this band pull apart series after every workout: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVehf-8FAxQ
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