Tag: pavel

Improving Pavel’s Quick and Dead Workout

I was going to wait until I had completed the full 12-weeks of the Quick and Dead workout, but this can’t wait. I see some potential issues with the Q&D and so have a few other commenters. First, I’ll cover … [continue reading]

Pavel’s Quick & Dead vs HIT

Greg left an interesting comment on the post Notes on Pavel’s – The Quick and the Dead that I felt deserved its own post. I might need some help from the HIT experts as I have not kept up with … [continue reading]

Rejecting The Naked Warrior

In this post, I will review a book I bought almost 8 years ago. At the time I thought this book was excellent. Not anymore.

naked-warrior

The Naked Warrior by Pavel Tsatsouline is a book that focuses on body weight exercises. … [continue reading]

Training to Failure or Training to Quit Part 2

In the post Training to Failure or Training to Quit, I discussed the disagreement about training to failure that exists between my fitness mentors. Pavel and Arthur De Vany believe you shouldn’t train to failure, whereas Dr. Doug McGuff … [continue reading]

Training to Failure or Training to Quit

There is a split in opinion with my fitness mentors on training to failure. Training to failure means that you completely exhaust your muscles to the point you can not do another repetition. I’m going to break down their arguments … [continue reading]

Power To The People – 10 Years Later

It was almost 10 years ago that a book arrived in the mail that would change my life.

Power to the People! : Russian Strength Training Secrets for Every American
Power to the People! : Russian Strength Training Secrets for Every American is by Pavel Tsatsouline.

Prior to this book I had … [continue reading]