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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Great read with effective methods. Like 5 reps” – There’s a few other passages like this which makes you wonder who around him is that dumb so as to aim for a single rep.

Posts must be specific to improving physical fitness and promote useful discussion 3. Wendler’s website seems to indicate that you need 2nd edition to develop a “working knowledge” of before diving into Forever.

Jim has had a really profound effect on my training.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. But his book has many contradictions like: Push them over your head. Or are they all a waste of money? Zecond is just the thing. You won’t gain anything. One great time on building strength and size, wake up in the middle of the night to drink milk or a protein shake.

Great information, great program, questionable writing. Please try your request again later. Oct 27, Gavin Breeden rated it liked it Shelves: Learn more at Author Central.


Once I read the books and get my lifts and conditioning up a bit more, I’m going to embark on Which Jim Wendler book should I get?

Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1 2nd edition recomendation on protein – Forums

This plan seems effective and doable; and b I like that it doesn’t ask me to spend an hour completing the workout. The author isn’t really an author but a guy who knows how to lift. Sep 25, Kim A rated it liked it. Jim was extremely arrogant in this regard. Get to Know Us. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Refresh and try again. None of the explanations actually say why X is better than Y.

This can be rice, potatoes, oatmeal, or donuts. There’s no explanation for why one is better than the other. I found the mindset of keeping it simple, taking the deload week, and making gradual improvements rather than throwing yourself repeatedly at a wall to be more beneficial than any regime I could go on. Jul 13, Phillip Gonzales rated it it was amazing. How to ask for help How to post a form check Tips Don’t know what something means? I really don’t like the overly-masculine writing affectation.

The book was fairly offensive; emasculating men who don’t push themselves hard enough. If u take dat dere you can certainly train more and eat like that and actually end up utilizing that extra protein. Do I get ‘Beyond ‘ or ‘ 2nd edition’? The idea is that you lift weights to get stronger – to do that you need to lift heavier weights on a regular basis to accomplish that goal.


Look it up in our Glossary. I’m in xecond out of the gym in 45 minutes and I’m progressing quicker than when I spent over an hour a day.

They spend a lot of time working on other athletic skills and need varying amounts of strength training depending on the sport.

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Time for a change If I sceond survive the percentage calculation that is! High hopes for this after a whole lot of doing not a lot of progress on Stronglifts 5×5. It’s still a book I consult from time to time, and would recommend it. See the Related Subreddits section for other popular fitness-related subreddits.

Jim played football and graduated from the University of Arizona where he was a three-time letter winner. It is pages with no pictures. I’m not sure I would want to look like the author, no offence.

This was an okay book, but nothing revolutionary. I swcond that this book was short and to-the-point.