What does FSL mean lifting?
First Set Last
This excerpt is from the Private Forum on jimwendler.com in which 5×5 FSL (First Set Last) and BBB (Boring But Big) is discussed.
What does first set Last mean?
In Beyond 5/3/1 , Wendler has introduced a new concept called “First Set Last” where you repeat your first work set of the day for another AMRAP set. Wendler now recommends this as a standard addition to the 5/3/1 program.
What does a deadlift work?
“Deadlifting is a compound movement meaning it works a lot of muscles, but they mainly target the posterior chain – the back side of the body – including your glutes, hamstrings and back.
What is the Krypteia program?
The program consists of 5 cycles of 5/3/1 total, so about 17 weeks including deload weeks. Each workout you will superset the main exercise (Squat,Bench,Deadlift,OHP) with an assistance movement. The assistance movements change depending on which main movement you are doing.
What does Amrap mean?
as many rounds as possible
AMRAP is an acronym for the phrase “as many rounds as possible.” AMRAP workouts involve doing as many repetitions of an exercise as possible during a set amount of time, without resting (or with very limited resting).
When can I move to 531?
5/3/1 can be used for all experience levels, but is generally recommended for intermediate athletes. If you are looking for short training sessions, and slow but steady progress, then 5/3/1/ might be great for you. Jim believes starting light allows a lifter more room to progress forward.
Why is deadlift important?
Deadlifts are highly effective at increasing functional strength due to the activation of your largest lower body muscles. They also train you for the functional activity of safely lifting objects off of the floor, which is a key skill for day-to-day activities.
Why is Deloading important?
It’s a week to avoid overtraining and to recover from a period of performance plateaus, decreased energy levels and a combination of overworking, poor sleep and nutrition. The deload week is designed to help you relax, unwind, catch up on sleep, avoid stress and come back stronger the following week.
What are the big 5 lifts?
The five basic exercises bench press, deadlift, squats, shoulder press and pull-up are generally known as the big 5 of strength training.