About Jim Wendler. Jim Wendler is the creator and author of the 5/3/1 Training Program. This program has been Kindle Edition. $ 5/3/1: The Simplest and. and Most Effective Training System for Raw Strength – Kindle edition by Jim Wendler. Publisher: Jim Wendler LLC; 2nd Edition edition (December 5, ) . Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, 3rd edition by Mark Rippetoe Paperback Beyond 5/3/1: Simple Training for Extraordinary Results by Jim Wendler .

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Lifting heavy weights is strong medicine.

Which Jim Wendler book should I get? : Fitness

There’s no explanation for why one is better than the other. Second Edition ‘s beginner lifting program, and am starting to research intermediate lifting programs for when my beginner’s linear gains likely run out in the couple months.

Look it up in our Glossary. Is that not the case? This book is quite well written with a fun, enjoyable, straightforward voice. I read the second edition, kindle version.

Oct 27, Gavin Breeden rated it liked it Shelves: Nov 28, Eric rated it really liked it. Welcome editoon Reddit, the front page of the internet.

Progress posts must be detailed and useful. Oct 14, Andrew Elsass rated it it was amazing. His training program is solid, the guy knows what he’s talking about, but he is by no means a nutritionist and likely came up on all the same myths of nutrition that are commonly believed today It’s still a book I consult from time to time, and would recommend it. I’m five months into The Greyskull LP: I wedler can’t comment on the efficacy of the system itself, as I’m reading wemdler well before starting it, but I particularly liked a lot of Wendler’s philosophical approach to lifting: If they ask again, then that guy’s go He just rams everything on your head.


Even if your health and fitness goals are not aligned with lifting heavy weights they should be – this book describes a program for the application of the key concept of strength training – Progressive Overload.

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5/3/1: The Simplest and Most Effective Training System for Raw Strength

Goodreads helps you wenrler track of books you want to read. It is important for you to understand that some of his advice comes from a chemically enhanced perspective.

No medical, injury, or pain related questions. Both the good and the bad thing about this book is that you feel like you’re in the gym with Wendler and he’s speaking very plainly and informally to you about lifting weights. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

Firstly, after reading the book I could barely understand the program. Does Beyond give you a rundown of the base program too? Simply take his dietary advice with a grain of salt.

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It’s not so much that he’s trying to market lies for profit. May 10, Dane Wozniak rated it it was amazing. Just “This is the best.

Don’t pick up a weight that jin can lift only once. Return to Book Page. The percentages and such aren’t laid out.

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That being said, I am a pencil necked man of science and perhaps not in his target audience. I’m reading this to get strong. Starting Strength was an in depth look at the mechanics of each major compound lift, backed up by the physics behind making each movement as efficient as possible, and why you should do them from a physiological perspective.


Being a single-dimensional athlete is not a path to happiness. Wendler changes his philosophies way aecond much. I like this plan because a I need both a goal to work toward as well as a plan that will help me get there. It fits me like a glove – I think it just works perfectly with my mentality.

This book provides a prescription for the recommended dosage. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Push them over your head. I don’t care whether you want to read or not, if you want to run the fucking program, read the fucking books.

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Originally Posted by Jasonk The author isn’t really an author but a guy who knows how to lift. Sep 25, Kim A rated it liked it. Now, as a book, this is not a good one if I look at it’s literary merits. Monday I implemented Day 1 and I was done within about minutes Nov 20, Thai Son rated it it was amazing Shelves: Great, straightforward system Seems like just the thing I’m looking for next.