The Guides

The Serious Guide to the Bench Press

We’ve covered everything there is to know about the bench press here. What equipment you need, technique, videos, questions answered, variations, programming, everything. This page links to more in-depth blog posts covering finer points of the bench press. On the same page you will also find links to beginner, intermediate, and advanced programs.

The Serious Guide to the Low Bar Squat

The low bar squat is Seriously Strong Training’s specialty. Everyone that steps foot in the gym learns it from scratch, because everyone that steps foot in the gym has been doing it wrong. If you’ve tried to learn the low bar squat before but didn’t have much success those days are behind you. This guide is like using a flame thrower to light your camp fire.

The Serious Guide to the Conventional Deadlift

The conventional deadlift is often looked at as the ultimate test of strength. It involves every muscle in the body to move the most amount of weight possible. Rumored to have originated on the ancient battlefield as a way of moving the corpses of slain enemies. We’ve taken everything that makes this ancient lift good and updated it for the 21st century.

The Serious Guide to Glute Training

46-34-40. Those are Keith’s chest, waist, and butt measurements. That isn’t his butt though. It’s Athena’s. The Seriously Strong Training staff & clients have the best glutes in town, and it’s because of the information found in this guide. There is a 100% chance you will develop a great butt training with us. Download the guide. Read it. Use it. Grow some glutes your mom would be proud of.

The Serious Guide to Core Training

Crunches aren’t going to do it. If you’re serious about developing washboard abs, a toned midsection, and the core strength to deadlift a house then you need to up your game. This guide is going to change your view on core training by redefining what it means to have a strong midsection. You will learn to train your core in all planes using different exercises following a core training program designed by Seriously Strong Training.

The Serious Guide to Nutrition

The real title of this guide is “Eating for your Goals”, but we like consistency. This guide is the culmination of research, trial and error, and real world experience in the realm of nutrition. Countless clients have added tons of muscle, lost truckloads of fat, and optimized their gym time using the principles found in this book. This is exactly what we teach to clients every day in the gym. It’s yours. Free.

The Seriously Strong Beginner Program

This is the guide to get you started with strength training. It’s simple. It’s effective. It will make you Seriously Strong. The program tells you what lifts you should be doing, how many sets, reps, and workouts per week. It’s your gateway drug to strength training. This program progresses quickly just like your strength will if you follow the instructions.

The Seriously Strong Intermediate Program

This is the next step in your strength evolution. If you’ve completed the beginner program then download The Seriously Strong Intermediate Program to continue your gains. This program builds on the beginner program, incorporates core training, and pushes you even harder. If you already know your 5 rep maxes then this is a good program for you to follow.

The Seriously Strong Advanced Program

This is the final step in your evolution. We’ve taken Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1 program and put our own spin on it. The Seriously Strong Advanced Program will give you all the tools you need to enter the 1,000lb club. We’ve programmed it to give you six months worth of workouts simply by entering your best lifts in the squat, bench, deadlift, and overhead press.