Ultimate Help guide to Dante Trudel’s Doggcrapp Training


Doggcrapp Training Program Review and Rant

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Advanced DC Training Chest and Shoulder with Dusty Hanshaw

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Massive Crap My Doggcrapp Training Variation

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Get BIG with DC Training! (Hypertrophy Training to the MAX!)

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How Dante Trudel influenced Justin

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Looking Back A Generation Dante Trudel Doggcrapp Training Cycling For Pennies

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Dante Trudel’s Doggcrapp Exercise Bodybuilding Training System

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Romanian or Stiff-Legged Deadlifts Seated or Lying Leg Curls Good Mornings Glute-Ham Raises. The Doggcrapp training system provides the following intensity levels in order to go to the absolute limit. Sorted ascending according to intensity (1 = easy, 4 = the absolute end.

Thanks to his method, he managed to increase his weight up to 122-130kg after several years. According to Trudel, modern bodybuilders are too obsessed with training and considers high intensity a waste of time. The Doggcrapp technique promotes an incredibly intense workout lasting one hour at max. “Dante’s teachings have taken me to the next level. Most people hit plateaus, but this style of training is all about progress.

If there’s a plateau, you move around it and keep going. It’s all about getting progressively stronger.” — David Henry “I’ve been doing Doggcrapp since shortly after the 2006 Ironman. DC Training This is a post authored by the inventor of the DC Training system Dante himself aka doggcrapp so here it is in the words of the man himself. DC training * Bodybuilding as a whole is extreme and you must go to extreme lengths to be an out of the ordinary bodybuilder in this activity. The human body in no way wants to be 270 to.

AKA Dante Trudel. DC training is for ADVANCED LIFTERS ONLY. You should have at least 3 years of hard, heavy lifting experience before you attempt this routine, and you should have tried, and had success with, other bodybuilding and/or powerbuilding routines.

All About DoggCrapp Training (pretty much what it says it is great authoritative source of the program, mainly from Dante Trudel himself) How to Build 50 Pounds of Muscle in 12 Months (detailed article of the program by Nate Green on TNation) DoggCrapp Training 101 – The Utlimate Load (Guide to the program on TigerFitness.com). DOGGCRAPP Training was founded by Dante Trudel, a bodybuilder and fitness expert. The name is not a fancy acronym, but rather just Trudel’s username on a bodybuilding forum where he first started sharing his training practices. A load of Doggcrapp: is Dante Trudel’s Doggcrapp training system the next big thing in bodybuilding? Flex, Sept, 2006 by Greg Merritt Let’s not call it a revolution yet, but if the ’70s were the era of Arnold (double splits, high volume) and the ’90s were the years of Yates (high intensity, low frequency), then this decade may be remembered as the age of Doggcrapp.

DC training Newbies ***read this first and then ask questions later -Dante’s Inferno Who is he, and why is Doggcrapp training building so much muscle mass? Interview by Ron Harris RH: Would you please tell us a little bit about yourself? Let’s start with Dante, is that your actual name or an alias?

D: That is my actual name.

List of related literature:

Dante had pushed me through grueling intervals of calisthenics: push-ups, pull-ups, sit-ups, and flutter kicks.

“The Complete Hush, Hush Saga: includes Hush, Hush; Crescendo; Silence and Finale” by Becca Fitzpatrick
from The Complete Hush, Hush Saga: includes Hush, Hush; Crescendo; Silence and Finale
by Becca Fitzpatrick
Simon & Schuster UK, 2013

I thought of all the training I’d done with Dante.

“Finale” by Becca Fitzpatrick
from Finale
by Becca Fitzpatrick
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2012

What this professional boxer sees is Dante’s transformation in functional strength and hyper hand-eye coordination, not the absolute strength gained from pumping heavy weights in the gym.

“Whole Brain Power: the Fountain of Youth for the Mind and Body” by Gregory Walsh, Michael Lavery, Gregory S. Walsh, Michael J. Lavery
from Whole Brain Power: the Fountain of Youth for the Mind and Body
by Gregory Walsh, Michael Lavery, Gregory S. Walsh, Michael J. Lavery
Lulu.com, 2008

Chapter 4 takes the most critical aspect of training, intensity management, and teaches you how to do it properly.

“The Cyclist's Training Bible” by Joe Friel
from The Cyclist’s Training Bible
by Joe Friel
VeloPress, 2012

Alden, J. A Trainer’s Guide to Web-Based Instruction: Getting Started on lntranetand Internet-Based Training.

“Mastering the Instructional Design Process: A Systematic Approach” by William J. Rothwell, H. C. Kazanas
from Mastering the Instructional Design Process: A Systematic Approach
by William J. Rothwell, H. C. Kazanas
Wiley, 2011

TheStudy Guide is designed to be studied priorto each CPRT training session.

“Child Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT) Treatment Manual: A 10-Session Filial Therapy Model for Training Parents” by Sue C. Bratton, Garry L. Landreth
from Child Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT) Treatment Manual: A 10-Session Filial Therapy Model for Training Parents
by Sue C. Bratton, Garry L. Landreth
Taylor & Francis, 2006

This book is a basic treatise for initiatory training.

“Esoteric Psychology Vol I” by Alice A. Bailey, Djwhal Khul
from Esoteric Psychology Vol I
by Alice A. Bailey, Djwhal Khul
Lucis Publishing Company, 1972

New Mexico, meantJackson hadto teach himself jiu­jitsu from instructional manuals and videos.

“Total Mma: Inside Ultimate Fighting” by Jonathan Snowden
from Total Mma: Inside Ultimate Fighting
by Jonathan Snowden
Ecw Press, 2010

ASTD’s Ultimate Train­the­Trainer: A Complete Guide to Training Success.

“The Art and Science of Training” by Elaine Biech
from The Art and Science of Training
by Elaine Biech
American Society for Training & Development, 2016

This book is intended to supplement individual training by the Universal Healing Tao and to serve as a reference guide for these practices.

“The Eight Immortal Healers: Taoist Wisdom for Radiant Health” by Mantak Chia, Johnathon Dao
from The Eight Immortal Healers: Taoist Wisdom for Radiant Health
by Mantak Chia, Johnathon Dao
Inner Traditions/Bear, 2017

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  • T Nation occasionally has great posts, but most of it is over hyped bullshit marketing to sell overpriced supplements. The forum was ok tho.

  • I’ve had great results running Dogg Crapp, was introduced to it by a friend back in 07 or 08, and since have run it multiple times. I think this type of training is excellent for natural lifters, though just to look at the templates you kinda go “that’s it?” But if you really push it, DC and hypertrophy specific training (HST) are tops for nattys looking for size gains.

  • Great video, David Henry was the one where I heard about DC, but I didnt found any vid as good as this one with him. Any chance to get somewhere full workout? (I mean not just theory, but all the abc exercises)

  • In theory, I love this and similar principles. However, I often have injuries when training ‘heavy’ (usually I did 3  sets of 3-5 reps) and try to keep progressing in weight. Right now I’m doing 4×8 and I feel I have a far better form (have to go down quite a bit in weight offcourse). What’s your take on this? Because in the end, If one constantly goes up in weight or reps… Isn’t it all a bit thesame and rep ranges are of less importance when you keep progressing? Stronger is stronger is right?..by 3 reps or 8…

  • The wiser I get the more I fuck with Jason Blaha he actually doesn’t peddle bullshit I’ve read the DC training book and I recommend people read it…. I actually subscribed, respect!

  • What does the weight progression scheme look like? I guess you could use the same weight for a number of workouts and try and best your rep maxes but at what point would you add? And when choosing a starting weight how many reps should you aim for on the initial set?

  • The best way for a natural guy who wanna get big is to listen to me, the Golden One, because I will, just as you, Jason, maintain that in order to get huge you need to get as strong as possible, and in order to get stronger each session you have to eat like crazy, and stick with it over a long period of time. 
    Jason please give your views on this highly glorious video:  Key to Building Muscle

  • Original dc also had an unusual calf protocol that focused on stretching the muscle for several seconds at the bottom of each rep. Never did get the hang of it.

  • What would be the benefit of doing 5 mini sets rather than 3? I feel like 3 mini sets would be the maximum you could do if you were giving 100% effort & only doing 1/ 2 sets per muscle group

  • Agree 100% with this Jason, it follows very closely to what old-school body builders did. Guys like John Grimek, Reg Park, Bill Pearl, Steve Reeves, Tom Platz, Arnold, Franco, Draper, waller etc could all lift tremendous weights, and their early training was much closer to powerlifting than anything. It was only when they hit the stage did they focus of isolation to perfect an already massively developed physique.

    I honestly cant understand why guys today do absolutely no heavy compound  work and expect to grow. They just jump on gear and end up with weak physiques, less developed than many natty guys who train/eat properly. 

  • Hey Jason, these Dante writings were just still barely popular while i was beginning weight training, wouldn’t you say that his writings really did influence an entire generation of lifters to preach super high(expensive, not needed) protein intakes? Something that we are just seeing change only now.

  • I would love to see your take on the popular intermediate programs and what exercises you would recommend adding to make them more aesthetically oriented. It’s easy to get out of hand adding too much junk if you are inexperienced.