Training Resources


How To Get Started In Strongman: A Basic Primer
From OntarioStrongman - UPDATED 14 May 2006

Making Fibreglass Atlas Stone Molds
From OntarioStrongman -- includes stone mass-to-diameter and diameter-to-mass calculators.
added 6 Feb 2005
Strongman Training
From Total Performance Sports

Atlas Stone Training
By Clint Darden - added 26 June 2004

Goodyear, Bridgestone/Firestone Tire Weights
From OntarioStrongman -- includes all suitable tires from 750 - 1100 lbs (right-click, save as).
added 14 May 2006

Tire Flipping for GPP
From Total Performance Sports

Strongman as Sports Specific Conditioning
From Total Performance Sports - added 25 Sep 2003

Westside Principles applied to the Log Press
From Total Performance Sports

Westside Principles applied to GPP
From T-Mag

Westside and Stone Lifting
From Total Performance Sports

Smolov Squat Cycle
by Pavel Tsatsouline

Westside Training
The Periodization Bible - Part 2
From T-Mag

Westside Training Notes
Notes from Louie Simmons' Powerlifting Training Seminar
From Sean Anderson

Training on the Road - The MacGyver Workout
From T-Mag - added 30 Oct 2003

Deadlift Article by Gerrit Badenhorst
from the old World Power and Strength site - added 23 May 2005


Magnusson/Ortmayer Deadlift Program Spreadsheet
From Ken Nowicki. Right-click, select "Save As" - added 5 Sep 2010

Frozenkilt's Complete 8-Week Pressing Program Spreadsheet
From OntarioStrongman. Right-click, select "Save As" - added 16 Oct 2005

Periodized 6 Week Compound Movement Spreadsheet
From OntarioStrongman. Right-click, select "Save As" - added 19 Apr 2005

Periodized 8 Week Press / Squat Spreadsheets
From OntarioStrongman. Right-click, select "Save As" - added 30 Jan 2004

Coan/Phillipi Deadlift Program and Spreadsheet

Twelve Week Deadlift Spreadsheet
Right-click, select "Save As"

8/16 Week 5x5 Workout Generator
From OntarioStrongman. Right click, select "Save As"

Wave Loading Spreadsheet
From Dan88z. Right click, select "Save As"

Stone Mass Spreadsheet
From Jason Keen. Right-click, select "Save As"

Please note that many of these documents are not written by myself, and are copyrighted by their original authors. They have been placed on this site simply because I hate to track them down when I want to refer to them. Pages continually go down or are removed...and I hate to lose good reference materials. If you hold the copyright to any of these articles and wish them removed, please contact me.

Thanks to Bob Jodoin from Total Performance Sports and to Clint Darden for granting permission to host their articles.

Some of these spreadsheets have been written by me, but are based upon formulae or calculators found elsewhere.