A great article from Michael Israetel over at Juggernaut Training Systems on how bodybuilders need to train more like powerlifters to take their physiques to a new level and maximize their potential.
Recently, there have been some very good discussions about how powerlifters can benefit their results by incorporating elements of bodybuilding training. Phases of higher rep training, focusing on building muscle to create a basis for future strength gains, and targeting weaker links with bodybuilding assistance work have been mentioned, and all of them work quite well.
For this short article, I’ll be flipping the discussion around a bit, and focusing on training tips that bodybuilders can take away from powerlifters and really benefit. By incorporating these approaches into your bodybuilding training, you can add more muscle over the long term, and keep more muscle on when dieting down. Let’s start off with the first tip: