How Powerlifting Can Enhance Your Bodybuilding


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Increasing your strength can have a drastic impact on the results of your bodybuilding training by allowing more weight to be used in volume training. Incorporating powerlifting into your program rotation is a great way to add strength while giving your body a. Powerlifting is much harder on the nervous system when compared to the bodybuilding style training, so we must strive to improve neural recovery between workouts. Power Drive can and should be utilized for its role in giving the nervous system the raw materials it needs to regenerate itself.

Improve Your Powerlifting To get really, really good at powerlifting you need to do the obvious things like learning the technique, practice the movements, and build a good deal of strength. This is your foundational work. The nature of hypertrophy training is to induce muscular fatigue, increase blood flow, and create an anaerobic environment, which in turn stimulate muscle synthesis and growth. Over time, athletes. Another help: Chalk. “It aids your grip when deadlifting and benching, and improves the tightness of your squat,” Collins says.

Many powerlifters invest in specialized equipment like knee. Powerlifting training is a great way to build strength and physical power and add slabs of thick muscle to your physique. To get an idea about performing in powerlifting I have put together some useful information including judging the three main lifts. Keep your elbows tucked in to your side and use your strong triceps to help the lift. The Bench Press Strength! manual contains the appropriate volume and intensity of triceps work to prepare your arms.

Use your whole body in the lift. Push against the floor with your feet. Up your fats a bit to reach the minimum (0.4g/lb). You can do this by lowering protein, which you are above the minimum for, or carbs.

Some people fear mercury poisoning from tuna, especially if you’re eating 2 cans for lunch everyday. If you want to see what you’re made of, powerlifting can help to increase your tolerance to negative thinking, pain, and soreness. Bodybuilding Cardiovascular Health: By increasing the amount of lean muscle tissue you have along with staying dedicated to cardiovascular exercise, bodybuilders have fantastic heart health.

Powerlifting focuses on maximal strength, for which the American College of Sports Medicine advise basing your training around heavy sets of one.

List of related literature:

In the following chapters, you will learn evidence-based principles for growing muscle and improving strength so that you can achieve similar results to my clients and the hardworking people following my training system.

“Glute Lab: The Art and Science of Strength and Physique Training” by Bret Contreras, Glen Cordoza
from Glute Lab: The Art and Science of Strength and Physique Training
by Bret Contreras, Glen Cordoza
Victory Belt Publishing, 2019

to attain, are, in fact, by-products of sound performanceoriented strength and conditioning programs—not oldschool, single-muscle exercises or traditional bodybuilding programs.

“Men's Health Power Training: Build Bigger, Stronger Muscles Through Performance-Based Conditioning” by Robert Dos Remedios, Michael Boyle, Editors of Men's Health Magazi
from Men’s Health Power Training: Build Bigger, Stronger Muscles Through Performance-Based Conditioning
by Robert Dos Remedios, Michael Boyle, Editors of Men’s Health Magazi
Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale, 2007

In addition to providing encouragement, the personal trainer should educate the client about how the slower gains due to hypertrophy will result in enhanced strength and improved physical appearance.

“NSCA's Essentials of Personal Training” by NSCA -National Strength & Conditioning Association
from NSCA’s Essentials of Personal Training
by NSCA -National Strength & Conditioning Association
Human Kinetics, Incorporated, 2011

These suggestions apply to recreational bodybuilders with 2 to 3 years’ experience and to advanced and professional bodybuilders and strength trainers.

“Serious Strength Training” by Tudor Bompa, Mauro Di Pasquale, Lorenzo Cornacchia
from Serious Strength Training
by Tudor Bompa, Mauro Di Pasquale, Lorenzo Cornacchia
Human Kinetics, Incorporated, 2012

Brad J. Schoenfeld, “The Mechanisms of Muscle Hypertrophy and Their Application to Resistance Training,” Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 24, no.

“Thinner Leaner Stronger: The Simple Science of Building the Ultimate Female Body” by Michael Matthews
from Thinner Leaner Stronger: The Simple Science of Building the Ultimate Female Body
by Michael Matthews
Oculus Publishers, 2019

The book Designing Resistance Training Programs has a chart that explains it this way: During the first week or two of training, almost 100 percent of the gains you make on your lifts come from neural factors.

“The New Rules of Lifting: Six Basic Moves for Maximum Muscle” by Lou Schuler, Alwyn Cosgrove
from The New Rules of Lifting: Six Basic Moves for Maximum Muscle
by Lou Schuler, Alwyn Cosgrove
Penguin Publishing Group, 2005

Sure, the aim of bodybuilding is to develop greater muscle size and improve physical appearance, but they are by no means the only reasons individuals train with weights.

“The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding: The Bible of Bodybuilding, Fully Updated and Revis” by Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Dobbins
from The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding: The Bible of Bodybuilding, Fully Updated and Revis
by Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Dobbins
Simon & Schuster, 2012

One thing to keep in mind about genetics and bodybuilding is the power and influence of the mind.

“Natural Bodybuilding” by John Hansen
from Natural Bodybuilding
by John Hansen
Human Kinetics, 2005

Just as there is room for machine and isolation exercises even when choosing the best exercises for the best results in bodybuilding, there is room for other forms of lifting as well.

“Vegan Bodybuilding and Fitness” by Robert Cheeke
from Vegan Bodybuilding and Fitness
by Robert Cheeke
Book Publishing Company, 2011

Despite the above research, sole reliance (or rather assumed best practice) on the above “body-building” style programming to design hypertrophy-based sessions has become contentious.

“Advanced Strength and Conditioning: An Evidence-based Approach” by Anthony Turner, Paul Comfort
from Advanced Strength and Conditioning: An Evidence-based Approach
by Anthony Turner, Paul Comfort
Taylor & Francis, 2017

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  • Hey can u tell me ur workout every week, and the set range, because I’m changing things up right now so I want to try new things, but I like how you mix stuff pls help lol

  • Someone could help me I have a channel of Gym (Bodybuilder) and I find it hard enough to grow by that I am new to YouTube, someone I could help renamed by my channel? Thank you for the understanding

  • Hey bro great video, make sure you don’t go wider then the index finger on the ring, otherwise your bench stance want be legal in comp

  • Man, always love watching you put in work. Can’t wait to see how much stronger you get by your meet in February. Seeing your results is just going to push me even more for my next meet in March.

  • This 700 deadlift and 400 bench coming up has got me gassed up!! Also, you thinking of bodybuilding in 2017? Cause honestly if you hit a 1700 total and place top 3 at a show in one year. I think that makes you a youtube God.

  • Agree.
    I’ve shrunk my powerlifting cycles to either 4 wks with a deload right after, or 6 wks with a mini-deload at 4 wks. In either case, I go back into a bodybuilding phase for at least a month before I even think about a Power phase again.
    I like high frequency bodybuilding work. One BB phase, for upper body I just did variable hand position pushups and pull-ups like 2-3 times daily, plus a few band movements, 4-5 days on and 1 day off, with only lunge and jump variations for legs, plus core. It set up a great foundation for the next power cycle. It was so easy to find the time for too. The body likes the frequency change, and it rips you out a bit. Which is helpful after the calorie surplus you accrue in a PL phase. Think I’ll even go back to that next week after I finish this PL phase, to start a 3 month countdown to a PL meet.
    In contrast, as a young guy 20+ yrs ago when I powerlifted, I’d stay on PL for 2-5 months straight, then stagnate, or run into muscle strains from over-use imbalances and overtraining, not to mention getting a little chubby. I feel the opposite happens on a BB cycle. You BB too long straight, and you really don’t get that much stronger, unless you have PL phases. Alternating phases is really important if you want size with power. That’s why you see guys that look like bodybuilders that really aren’t that strong, and powerlifters that are only modestly jacked that are ridiculously strong.

  • Brandon please reply do high volume works for natural lifters because I cant trust any natties on the web. Ive been strength training mostly but want to make aesthetics goals as well

  • Caitlyn Jenner: My age; ten times the man that I will ever be; much, much more successful with the ladies (I could’ve added at least 3 more “muches”) AND Caitlyn is now..a woman. (Were I to disagree, Caitlyn is able to kick my butt, too) Oh, I nearly forgot, her XY genitalia is probably larger..and more functional. All joking aside, thanks for this video.

  • That guys is a Crossfitter mane! hahahahah
    I use Powerlifting to help bodybuilding, Trying to go low reps to gain strength, so I can increase my 10 rep max to make dem gainz.
    Great video, dont know how I missed this one.

  • hey i always do pyramid sets 15reps,12,8,6,4 maybe 2 or 1 rep max does that make me a body/powerlifter because i really don’t know all i know is that it works for me

  • I do the bodybuilding shiz solely for vanity reasons but it’s a struggle as I’m always exhausted by the time I get to that part of the workout

  • 5/3/1 Boring but Big. Pick up something heavy, put it down, then repeat. Assistance work: Pick up something not as heavy, put it down, then repeat several more times.

  • For gains in strength, do you think these volume oriented workouts should still be done with main compound lifts, or actually go towards accessory or isolation lifts like body building?

  • Is there any bodybuilding split you recommend? Like an upper lower or maybe a program that is set in stone for building muscle, asthetics porpuses.

  • Man I love this!
    I always utilise a bodybuilding and powerlifting style of training
    Bodybuilding = to create more muscle
    Powerlifting to increase strength therefore increase your capacity to lift more in hypertrophy reps

  • Struggling right now, hell i might even be regressing. As an older lifter who started lifting regularly late last year i have already exhausted my newbie gains and am finding it difficult to settle in routine that have some predictable gains. I will be looking to incorporate what you said into my programming. Your videos are always informative please keep up the good work.

  • @Brandon Campbell I scoured iTunes for your new single but to no avail. Disappointed you are holding out on us like this, your fans deserve better.

  • I got back into lifting last February. My coach has told me a few times they can see how it has positively helped my game. My frames are stronger, I’m able to hip bump harder, and my grips have become a lot stronger. It never hurts being stronger.

  • Nice talk. And very true!

    being too sport specific can 1. make training unenjoyable and 2. Leave weaknesses in muscularity ie pressing a lot = great front delts, but poor rear delts. Which can cause some Snap, Crackle, and pops.

    First video I’ve watched in a while with no sexual innuendos ��

  • I believe Omar and Greg Nuckols said it best, “A bigger muscle has the potential to be a stronger muscle.” Great video, Brandon. Cheers.

  • Thanks for your input, your knowledge is always really useful. I think the most useful program for building muscle will always include big heavy compound lifts. I would always recommend someone trying to achieve the goal of both increased strength as well as increased muscle size.

  • Most if not all fighters incorporate some form of strength and endurance training into their training programmes. Although it is true that the best way to get good at bjj is to do bjj, it is also true that you can’t train when you are injured and you can’t roll for a sustained period if your conditioning is poor. Not everyone gets to train bjj everyday also so twice a week bjj say will certainly need to be complimented by other excercise. Crucially, there is most likely to be a few big guys in the dojo and they will excert a lot of stress on joints etc which need to be supported. Flexibility and hip flexure movement are central to an effective game: that triangle isn’t happening if the legs wont get up high. Personally, I recommend bodyweight training; yoga, resistance bands and kettlebells. Some strenghth training and maybe static weights for weak areas if necessary. For people who can’t get to the dojo often I would say use a heavy bag or grappling dummy to work on drills for movement and positioning.

  • simple, test your strength with 20 rep squats, deads and bench, add weight if you get through, all the reps all the weight, there’s no need to lower your intensity if it’s lighter than what you’d use for a triple.

  • Brandon in regards to this video, which would you think would be better for size/hypertrophy? BBB or the 5/3/1 bodybuilding template? Strength is already the main staple in both variations. So was wondering on your opinion. Thanks and keep up the great work!

  • Darker skin and using auto-tune? Brandon is now T Pain.

    Ever since I started incorporating lower rep strength days (mainly squats/deads) rather than just hypertrophy, I made some of the best gains of my life. Good video

  • Would you suggest switching between periods of body building splits and strength programs, or just sticking more to one while adding a few movements for the other?

  • I think about this very subject a lot for my own training, so I enjoyed hearing your thoughts on this. Do you have an opinion on how to structure different kinds of work in a training programme? Sometimes, when I do a 4-day upper / lower split, I like to incorporate both strength and hypertrophy work in the same session. (I know many others prefer to split them up.) Other times, doing full body workouts 3 days a week, as I’m doing now, I like to do different types of work on separate days. In the past I’ve tried organising the work into separate training blocks, however, I found I really hated that. On the other hand, at least in theory, the latter should actually yield the best results.

  • Thanks for clarification on hypertrophy. Been struggling to better understand. Do you think one way or the other (strength training vs hypertrophy) is better at raising BMR? Being strong is nice, but I want to eat more guilt free donuts and burn more fat.

  • A bigger muscle is a stronger muscle (more potential for force production capacity which is what powerlifting is anyway). Simple as that.

  • @biolayne is my favorite example of bodybuilding powerlifting crossover. Jacked and tan to tha max and smart, can your brain be jacked and tan….?

  • Brandon how my supposed to believe you on this subject when it’s obvious just by looking at you that you have not worked out like a bodybuilder in a long time? Srsly

  • Bodybuilding and powerlifting are two sides of the same coin. I want to be big like both, be ripped like a bodybuilder and have the strength of a powerlifter. Horseshoe triceps, lower biceps and inner pecs can be damned!

  • i can definitely back up what you said, i ended up hitting a plateau on my bench, so i introduced volume and added 30lbs to my bench in a month, also doing the same to my squat and deadlift

  • I wasn’t really buying all of this until you mentioned that I can finally look like I lift…nice video Brandon! Definitely enjoy incorporating both styles into my training

  • Brandon what is your daytime job? I think you’ve mentioned it a few times but I can’t seem to find the videos 
    Informative video, as always:)

  • I’ve found one of the biggest benefits to the rep work has been mental. I think I under estimated how much mental fatigue can accumulate after psyching myself up for so many back-to-back “heavy” sessions.

  • Yeah,I made the mistake of neglecting volume.I have come to learn that it is very important and that you simply can not completely separate strength and hypertrophy training.
    Auto tune part was funny,by the way.

  • In my experience if I take two blue belts, the one who is more physically strong will win 9 out of 10 times. In its core BJJ is a self defense system and that means you need to be as strong as you could possibly be while still being able to train BJJ. A BJJ guy who doesn’t at least do pull ups, push ups and trains their legs in some way won’t be able to succeed in the sport or the self defense aspect!

  • I have done Iron Wolf burpee, every day almost for about 3 month now
    My cardio is off the roof, i don’t get tired when i roll no more

  • Except I train at 10th planet and the monsters on the mat are all jacked powerlifters. Lift weights and eat steaks kids. Weight training makes you better at your sport.

  • Great video. Totally agree with your points. I am have really focusing on pec strength outside of my regular HIIT training and I have been told it has helped strengthen my framing. I also believe it has helped me with my mount escape. What other exercises can I do to make me the strongest in my weight class? Do you believe in isometic holds as oppose to reps? Thanks in advance.

  • can you be good at sports and have a lot of muscle at the same time? Is having too much muscle a disadvantage for track and field?

  • I love lifting in general along with training jiu jitsu weighted calisthenics like weighted dips/push ups weighted pull ups squats/front squats stuff on the gymnastic rings are fantastic builds strength muscle and helps with athleticism

  • I’ve been depressed all day because I’ve wanted to get into martial arts, but have been reading forums of people saying that it’s impossible to lift weights regularly & succeed in martial arts. However, this video makes me feel a lot better. I think I’d like to try doing BJJ 3x per week, & lift 3x per week. I’m a big dude at 6’1″ 230, but I’m not huge, & I’m very athletic. Hopefully it all works out. ��

  • I lift 3days a week compounds movements!i been train n weights my whoke life i cut down lik bit cus. I had 20 ich arms wasnt good for me but i still lif for jits its great

  • When comes to supplemental workouts I think the better question is what is fun? Rock climbers, powerlifters, ballet dancer and cross-fitters are all ‘strong’ and all of those will improve your game. If you aren’t having fun doing squats but like rock climbing enough to do it when you are not at ju-jitsu do the rock climbing.

  • You get the point on this video, myself I pratically never did S&C as I used to hate gym, but my stronger teammates started to give me some very hard time so I went back to the gym but it took a long time of researches and experimentation to improve the functionnal strength and balance. I used to do some bad powerlifting which was not accurate for my needs, so I went progressively to HIIT circuits and lifting light weights and kettle belts as well bodyweight exercices for a long period to reproduce the muscle efforts during the sparring sessions and furthermore it reduces the chances to get injuried. Thank you for talking about this subject

  • as a small guy and a black belt i can assure you
    strenght training is MANDATORY if you want to get to a high level
    even if it’s just a hobby for you ( i work with bjj )

    there’s no way in hell you’re going to play guard at the black belt level without strong legs
    for many years i worked with powerlifters and i got some pretty decent results focusing on just pure raw strength
    only now i’m working with kettlebells and it’s almost a miracle.
    My grips have never been stronger and my cardio has never been

    It’s better now that i’m 30 than when i was 20 and back then i was training bjj 2, 3 times a day
    if you think you’re going to get REALLY good in bjj just by training you’re either marcelo garcia or you’re delusional
    for the average person who’s starting older (i started at 18) you HAVE to workout

  • It’s a culture thing in some BJJ schools. Reality is every athlete in every sport should be lifting weights and doing conditioning. It makes your game play better and reduces injury.

  • A lifter with bigger muscles isn’t necesarily stronger, but definitely has the potential to become one. And we all know bigger is better

  • Hey Ryan, I’ll be enlisting in the Air Force sometime after this summer and I was looking at your online programs and I was wondering if you could help point me to one that’ll get me ready for basic.

  • I’m fascinated with gym edit and just started, I wanted to know what I could possibly do to improve! I have uploaded a cinematic gym edit please give it a view and let me know what you think! ����

  • A third degree black belt told me to keep strength training as people learn BJJ to overcome strength with technique, but if you have both strength and technique your chances of winning double

  • brown belt and competing powerlifter, closing in on my first 2k total. I saw the title and was fully triggered lol. Listened to the video and was relieved. Being stronger, even by 10% is ALWAYS a good thing

  • Everyone should strength train. Everyone should get as strong as they can. Getting as strong as you can makes your muscles bigger. Unless you started out over-fat, getting as strong as you can will make you heavier. **Unless you make a living in a lighter weight-class**, you’re better-off being bigger & stronger. You might rank lower in a heavier division, but you’ll be a much better real-world fighter. Your [email protected] drug-free strongest is your healthiest bodyweight.

  • I like how you explained it here!what eople need to understand is that you can go to the gym and do 3 different things with the same exercise. Lets say bench press for example…you can build hypertrophy, strength and power with the same exercise! But all those things are quite different. What makes it different is varying the tempo (time under tention), rest, volume, frequency…etc…so the pruple belt guy who said that strengtg training would hinder yout bjj performance, what I assume he ment was that hypertrophy (standard bodybuilding) training would effect the performance. For bjj and sports where there are weight classes…it’s important to build your strength to weight ratio. You do that by lifting more weight and maintainig your same weight. Diet is also important factor here

  • Even high level wrestlers,, fighters and etc incorporate some form of strength and conditioning into their workouts. They are super strong athletes who want every edge they can get whole remaining in their weight class or lower.

  • BJJ was promoted for the smaller guy to beat bigger/stronger opponents. But when the stronger guy starts learning BJJ it’s a different story

  • hey bart comeone bro, its time for you to bring my man Jay williamson, he benches 475 pounds, and pulls 700 pounds, help his channel grow hes the next big thing. check out his bench here watch?v=u21Y8xnBmaw&t=2s

  • AUTOTUNE. Nice break up in an otherwise serious and straight forward video. Serious and straight forward but not black and white. I dig it. It is totes refreshing to have you lay out an idea or concept without a lot added in. Also I am really appreciative of the recent frequency of uploads.

  • What a Dum statement from that purple belt. Guaranteed he trains bjj for tournament competition and not for real action, hence the Dum statement ��

  • To be a stronger version of yourself and not necessarily bigger is totally right! Strength training overtime produces improved bone density, ligament and tendon strength and that includes ligament to bone attachment…with the added bonus of increased longevity in your chosen contact sport.

  • Joe Clark,

    I completetly agree with you that ATHLETES should incorporate strength training and become the strongest functional version of themselves within their weight category. HOWEVER, most bjj practicioners are not athletes, they are the average joe, training three times a week, in those situations, I do not think changing one of their three BJJ practice sessions to a strength workout is a good idea. In fact, it would probably be detrimental since 2 days of bjj does not allow for good progress. However, they could still supplement the three days with additional two days of strength workouts, or add some exercises after/before the workout. But in such discussion, the important question is to whom!

  • Hi I’m korean army first class.
    I want be a jujitsu athlete. So i watch your video and workout at the gym. Thank you and please good video. haha

  • Great advice as always. Love the point you make: Everything else being equal (Talent, knowledge, belt level) strength is most likely going to be the deciding factor.

  • What do you think about mixing up kettlebell training (thinking Pavel’s Simple and Sinister) with BJJ training? I’ve been attempting to do both per day (KBs 10-11 am, Jiu Jitsu around 5-6 pm)… I’m often able to keep up Jiu Jitsu but my knees and shoulders at times feel wrecked. What’s the way to balance the two?

  • Lol, the purple belt you’re responding to is a fucking MORON. Strength training is good for you. It’s good for your game. It’s good for your health.

    Look at gymnasts and pro climbers, look how insanely strong they are at extremely low body weight. If you don’t think that’s good then you’re smoking some serious crack.

    The only argument against strength training is if you have limited time and would have to replace skill work in order to add in your strength training. If you’ve got time left once you’ve maximized your skill training time then you should 100% be doing it, and if you’re a competitor with serious aspirations you should 100% be MAKING TIME for strength training on top of your skill work.

    And I’m a BJJ Brown Belt, so my opinion trumps the lowly Purple Belt. Case closed.:)

  • So pretty much train hard and heavy to be a powerlifter and focus on muscle groups with less intensity to be a bodybuilder. My goal is to be strong and also have a good physic any tips?

  • an old actors credo is to “never pick your nose on camera”… that said, thx for the vid… i just watched 10 other videos before yours, with the same basic title…. but your video had actual content… thx…. (wish i’da come here first)….

  • I have been loving your content for months now, just turned on post notifications. I love how you are able to balance college, workout, and YouTube.

    I’m in college and it is not easy. I’m working on time management and you are inspiring. Keep it up!

  • Started your program today and BBBOOOOYYYY can I feel it…I just know that this is going to make me A LOT stronger. Great job on the program and much wisdom in this video:D

  • I advocate any physical activity to usage of weight training for overall maintenance and strength to limit vulnerabilities and even more so for mental improvement with better health.

    Having said that..its been my general u rule 45 min to an hour tops in the ” gym” realm. Your body taps out ( hmmm lol ) after about just that time and cortisol levels shoot up…meaning anything after an hour is ENDURANCE based and not strength training. I myself have done this while doing BJJ and actually dropped to 2 days in the gym as it was overkill with training BJJ on average of 7 to 10 classes a week.

    Squat / deads/ bench/ ohp is all you need if anything…Multi-Joint moves is where its at. These days have incorporated kb/ sandbags/ macebell/ rings as a change of course with the same moves as a barbell and then some. Its definitely a different BEAST from my 30 yrs in traditional gym metal handling lol. Of course we cant leve out the champions of strength with pushups/ dips/ chin and pullups��

  • If powerlifting included a balanced workout, I would follow.
    No upper back training, no biceps, no deltoid, no calves. Following just one type of training doesn’t work imo.

  • Anyone who thinks bodybuilders are weak has never been to a gym in real life and hasn’t been paying attention to the weights they use in their videos… or they’re just trolling.

  • I have come to the same conclusion, thankfulle, that bodybuilding is not actually a sport and bodybuilders sure as hell are not athletic compared to weightlifters or even powerlifters (SHW excluded). And, if you get stronger, you will damsn sure get more muscular! But you will NOT get too muscular. Yes…there sure as hell is such a thing as “too muscular”! You are too muscular when it starts chipping away at your speed and agility (ie. athleticism). And…you definitely need decent cardio too! If you can’t run a mile under 10 minutes or walk the stairs without being gassed…you’re fucked!

  • Am I the only one who thinks his training technique is really bad?

    Look at his pelvic tilt while he’s squatting. In a couple of years his intervertebral discs will be dead. Also, why he swings so much whilst doing hanging leg raise? There is absolutely no purpose in doing that.

  • Loved this video bro! I love doing some bag routines combined with weight training… not boxing at the moment as have a shoulder injury aswell.. hoping it heals soon so i can get back… miss it!… did judo for 13 years and boxing is my last connection to contact sport that i miss.

  • I’ve only been lifting 3 months but I have a 3 day heavy and then 4 day body building atm in care more about my look but later on I’ll focus on strength once I build my body

  • Powerlifting is useless in my opinion. What’s the purpose of killing yourself risk injuries to look like a 50 year old dadbod. Lol at people calling this serious, just fight…
    At least bodybuilders get butt.

    “Training like a athlete” “functional” looool but you are not an athlete you pay to do this, ������no one cares…

  • Can u let someone be on ur back for a long time that would be a nice workout for your back well technically it’s called a piggybackride but do squats with him or donkey calf raise

  • So you need both then? Since from what you’ve just said powerlifters don’t train their whole body (ie they trained their bodies in an unbalanced way) while bodybuilders don’t train with as much focus on strength. Thus to be the strongest and most well balanced you need both; those are just my thoughts though.

  • Bodybuilding is to only “look” like an athlete? You’re implying that bodybuilders arent strong, which is wrong. Yes, power lifters can lift more weight (on Olympics lifts), but they def. can’t push more reps than a bodybuilder. Almost 80% of the time, a bodybuilder will always out rep a power lifter since bodybuilding focuses on more reps and their muscles are under tension a lot longer than a power lifter. It’s two different sports in my opinion and I respect both.

  • I think the end product is art but the actual act of bodybuilding/weightlifting is insanely boring and lacks dynamics. I feel very disconnected mentally and emotionally when I lift weights vs something more functional like rubber bands or strongman training.
    At the end if the day bodybuilding is probably the hardest training considering the way you have to dedicate insane amounts of work to a puny muscle that evolution never intended to have aesthetic quality.

  • Bodybuilding isn’t art. At one point in time it was about looking like a Greek God and now it’s just about who can pack on the most muscle then shred down to the point where you are more vein than human.

  • awsome video have respect for both there both a lifestyle changing lots of dicipline to do both sorry for misspelling my auto correct is slow

  • thanks bart. a very clear explanation between these 2, my personal trainer can’t gave me a clear answer, leaving me more questions. love your videos really inspiring 😉

  • Hahaja! Hydrogen atom with 2 oxygen molecules. That reminds me of space jam when bugs bunny made them all think the secret stuff helped them win when it was just plain old water..

  • This was the first barbell brigade video I ever watched almost three years ago now, and I still watch your videos religiously. I love you guys and wish I was in the west coast to workout at BB. keep up the good work and love from the east coast!

  • Hell yea black coffee best preworkout. Normal preworkouts seem sketchy to me it’s like drinking an energy drink before every workout

  • when try to Create Fiction Characters or Actors for the movies that look both BB and Boxing or Martail Art.this is only way to Create them to be Possible.

  • Жаль что я эктоморф.
    Совмещать бодибилдинг и бокс мне практически нельзя, ибо быстро скидываю если делаю кардио, а в боксе важна выносливость, скорость.

  • Grrat content, as always! This is a great topic that I’m sure a lot of people wonder about! Love the cinematic look too. Cinematography, color grading and editing..always excellent ��������

  • Artemus, please make a video about psychedelics, about your experience with DMT, LSD, Mushrooms!!! ��What + you got from this experience. Guys support like, a very interesting topic!!! ������

  • My path of watching Your tube is just started but I’m really impressed of Your boxing skills!!!!!
    Due to that You are (basically) Bodybuilder. Keep going, want to see more. Ossss!

  • Watching an actual huge bodybuilder talk about the balance of boxing and weightlifting is a LOT more credible and inspiring than when it comes from twink 18 year old internet bloggers lol

    gonna start boxing soon, thank Arty!!!!!

  • Artimis has the eye of tiger..should sparr against other bodybuilders and do charity p fundraisers money rasied for gay homelessness people

  • Much Respect Bro! Im a smaller channel and I just started out making videos. Let me know what you think, and how I can make them better! Thanks so much:)

  • More reps provide thicker tendons ower time, and the more thicker the tendons are more you will lift when powerlift.
    Thats why i do powerbodybuilding.

  • why does everyone have to put the powder directly in the mouth. Get a glass of water for Christmas sake. Great workout routine though, chest is going strong.

  • this program does not make sense… why would you train chest and biceps and then the day after train back and triceps? You’re not giving enough time for your triceps and biceps to recover so I am not sure how that is optimal

  • Video was amazing. I would love to see a weekly program for beginners or the workouts you were doing when you started. thanks, love the videos!

  • What should I do I’m 15 going to be 16 soon and I’m 6’1 height wise 160 lbs should I lose a bit more pounds then bulk or start bulking already?

  • Still walking with no Sox on that Fluid Filled Floor!!!!!!!! That Leg Infection is on the Wayyyyyyyyyyyy. How can you tell the difference between an Ohigho Woman and a Cow? They both refuse to Moooooooooove out of the way during a football game!!!!!!!! On Summer break he can bench press his 300 pound future wife “Amy” to stay in shape. R. Living his best Katy Purry’s Teen Dream!

  • Dude all the gold medalist for ADCC are doing S&C so it’s necessary if you’re competing if you’re doing it as recreational sport then you dont have to bother.

  • I’m surprised anyone would be against strength training. I’ve seen so many guys at my gym lifting and juicing just for BJJ that it feels like the complete opposite. I think seeing guys do BJJ and lift natty is more of a rarity.

  • I can’t wait to see what this new program does to your body! You have to do a competition, that would be so great to watch. Your channel is really looking great, keep it up. I like seeing the workouts and what you eat in a day.

  • bro is it posible to overtrain if you do too many exercises for a body part for instance i noticed you’re going to do a lot of exercises/sets for shoulders weekly; would overtraining be an issue?

  • How in the world is your body going to recover (assuming you are not on steroids) from this amount of frequency and volume since you are getting only one rest day a week yet training heavy (PL movements) and with a lot of volume (BB movements) every day pretty much? Most lifters would get weaker and not build muscle if they ran a program like this because they wouldn’t have adequate recovery in order to build strength and muscle. This kind of program sounds right up the alley of a steroid user.

  • I heard BJJ Master Silvio Behring say if you have a chance to learn a new armbar or be able to do 10 more pushups, do the push ups. You won’t get the armbar without strength.

  • If you really tryna focus on the power building life, Russ’ coach is elite at programming. I’m sure you know this just putting it out there fam

  • Dope video bro! ���� Btw what program would you recommend for me?
    I have B-185/S-275/D-360 and I’m just stalled on linear progression.

  • i think that the hydrogen cannot bond with two other molecules because it only has capacity to bond with one. Its rather one oxygen molecule with two hydrogen molecules

  • Alphalete has 48 Women’s items & 59 Men’s items! Great way to set a paycheck on fire!

  • How many reps do you usually do on bench squat and deadlift and would you recommend training with 8-12 on those exercises I usually did 3-6 reps on bench squat and deadlift but someone told me training in the rep range 8-12 would gain you more muscle