Advanced Endurance Athlete (Advanced Lifter) 12 Week 3-Day Strength

Average Weekly Training Hours 01:50
Training Load By Week
Average Weekly Training Hours 01:50
Training Load By Week

This plan is for the advanced athlete. It is designed to maximize strength and power leading into the endurance season.

Weeks 1-3: Base strength and neuromuscular adaptation phase

Week 4: 1st Testing Week

Weeks 5-7: Strength Gaining Phase

Week 8: Recovery Week

Week 9-11: Power Gaining Phase

Week 12: 2nd Testing Week.

Sample Day 1
0:30:00
Base Phase: Leg Focus

This phase is to establish neuromuscular control and focus on perfecting form. This sets main core lifts is Overhead Squat and RDL's 3-point lunge, step-ups, lateral band walks-Superset Keep Rest periods under 2 minutes.

Sample Day 3
0:30:00
Base Phase: Upper Focus

This phase is to establish neuromuscular control and focus on perfecting form. This sets main core lift is DB Snatch DB Triples and DB Rows-Superset Pull Ups and Swiss Ball DB Flys-Superset Keep Rest periods under 2 minutes.

Sample Day 8
0:45:00
Base Phase Weeks 2-3: Leg Focus

This phase is to establish neuromuscular control and focus on perfecting form. This sets main core lifts is Overhead Squat and RDL's 3-point lunge, step-ups, lateral band walks-Superset Keep Rest periods under 2 minutes.

Sample Day 10
0:45:00
Base Phase Week 2-3: Upper Focus

This phase is to establish neuromuscular control and focus on perfecting form. This sets main core lift is DB Snatch DB Triples and DB Rows-Superset Pull Ups and Swiss Ball DB Flys-Superset Keep Rest periods under 2 minutes.

Sample Day 15
0:45:00
Base Phase Weeks 2-3: Leg Focus

This phase is to establish neuromuscular control and focus on perfecting form. This sets main core lifts is Overhead Squat and RDL's 3-point lunge, step-ups, lateral band walks-Superset Keep Rest periods under 2 minutes.

Sample Day 17
0:45:00
Base Phase Weeks 2-3: Upper Focus

This phase is to establish neuromuscular control and focus on perfecting form. This sets main core lift is DB Snatch DB Triples and DB Rows-Superset Pull Ups and Swiss Ball DB Flys-Superset Keep Rest periods under 2 minutes.

Sample Day 19
0:45:00
Base Phase Weeks 2-3: Full Body

This phase is to establish neuromuscular control and focus on perfecting form. This sets main core lifts are Push-Press and Back Squat Incline DB Triples, Lunge Position DB Rows-Superset Side Step-Ups, Lateral Band Walks-Superset Keep Rest periods under 2 minutes.

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