Saturday, November 30, 2013

Base Building - Paul Carter





Every great structure has to have a foundation. "Base Building" is about all the facets that to into building that foundation. Building strength, mass, and the reinforcing of technique through structured volume are all covered.

This is the book that can help you stack up productive training cycles. one after the other while keeping plateaus at bay and progress oncoming.


Table of Contents

Building Your Own Masterpiece

Training Definitions

You Cannot Lose Your Way, Until You Have First Found It

Compensatory Acceleration Training (CAT) and Coasting

Working Efficiently 

What Base Building is Not

S.A.I.D. Principle

High Level Overview of Training Phases - Why You Will Need Each One

Rating Training Sessions

Dealing With +10% and -10% Sessions

EDM - The Everyday Max - What Base Building is Programmed Around

Momentum: Getting It In Your Training and Keeping It as Long as Possible,
By Not Falling Off The Cliff

The Sliding Scale of Intensity and Volume - Prilepin's Table

Back Work and the Barbell Row - The True Big #4

Base Building Models - I, II, III

Base Building Bench Press Models

Base Building Squat Models

Base Building Deadlift Models

Becoming a Better Scientist and Knowing What Phase You Should Transition Into

Fatigue Singles

Three Components That Are Key To Making Progress:
Deloading, Tapering, Waving

Beginner Base Building

Base Building Splits

The Mental Side of Training

Why Testing In The Gym Can Be Your Biggest Enemy

Never Quit . . . Never Give Up  


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