Steve Thompson
Steve Thompson

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Steve is a New Zealand Powerlifting Record holder and founder of Getstrength.com. He has competed in two IPF World Powerlifting Championships.Steve holds four New Zealand Powerlifting records and two All-round Weightlifting World records. Competed in the sport of Powerlifting for more than 18 years.Specialties: strength and conditioning.

14 Week Strength Cycle Based on 4 days

By Steve Thompson  Hi Team, I have put this training program together for myself and my training partner so i thought it would be a good template to post on Getstrength.   Cycle starts Monday  I will let you know how it goes on the GS Forum under training logs. https://getstrength.com/strength-training-logs/679-14-week-strength-cycle-based-4-days.html I completed a similar strength […]

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50 Reasons Why You Must Front Squat – The Ultimate List.

50 Top Reasons to Front Squat This list has been comprised of the very best 50 comments on our Facebook page ( http://www.facebook.com/getstrength) on why you must Front Squat. Front squatting is still one of the most beneficial Exercise you can prescribe for yourself or Clients/Athletes. The King of exercises – So here goes!

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50 + Reasons why you must Front Squat… Join the discussion

Hi Team, You will want to check this out! What a crazy response! After reading this i think you would want to write into your training Front Squats! You are welcome to keep adding to our list! http://www.facebook.com/getstrength/posts/10150983593717397?notif_t=like The list of the best 50 will make Getstrength.com article on Front Squatting Stay strong,  Steve Thompson […]

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GPP: General Physical Preparedness

GPP: General Physical Preparedness   By Steve Thompson Getstrength.com   General Physical Preparedness Training is most times over looked by strength athletes and trainers. My time as a trainer and international competitive powerlifter I have talked to top strength athletes from around the country and overseas. Often athletes will remark on how well there training […]

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Bench Press Setup with Strength Bands

  For those of you who don’t know who I am and are thinking, “who is this clown?” – I have competed in two IPF World Powerlifting Championships.I am the holder of four New Zealand Powerlifting records and two All-round Weightlifting World records. I have been competing in the sport of Powerlifting for more than […]

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Extreme Bench Press Variations for the Ultimate Press result! – Steve Thompson

Lets talk variation, every body knows bench press, there are still a few out there that don’t realise that a bench press consists of a full range of motion from chest to full lock out. A 1RM in the Bench Press does not count if your training partner is trying for a all time best […]

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Bench Press Setup with Strength Bands Part 1 – Revisited – Steve Thompson

For those of you who don’t know who I am and are thinking, “who is this clown?” – I have competed in two IPF World Powerlifting Championships.I am the holder of four New Zealand Powerlifting records and two All-round Weightlifting World records. I have been competing in the sport of Powerlifting for more than 15 […]

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