Archive for Charles Poliquin

Charles Poliquin – Minister of Insanity

Posted in Fitness with tags , , on March 14, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle


Click to access super_accumulation.pdf

This is probably my favorite training article – ever. Not only is it a fascinating insight into the kind of methods – and attitudes – that produce elite sportspeople, it’s also hellaciously funny.

And it’s my kind of humor.


Next Generation Megamass Forte

Posted in Kickboxing with tags , on September 23, 2010 by Jarrod Boyle


Charles Poliquin, legendary strength coach, wrote one of my favourite articles on training, entitled, “The Super-Accumulation Program: Overtrain, Rest and Grow!” Poliquin believes that by brutally overtraining, until your numbers actually go 20% to 40% in reverse, you can achieve spectacular gains after full recovery. I personally had the experience of being trained into the ground in The Netherlands; before that, I would have thought training that way was just crazy.

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