300 Rep Warm-Up, Carb Intake to Reduce Inflammation, Micro Changes for Squat Progression


Ben Pakulski and world-record holding powerlifter Matt Wenning break down the training, nutrition and recovery strategies for developing maximum strength, why you don’t need to squat more to get better at the squat, and secrets learned from legends like Charles Poliquin and Stan Efferding.


3:15 – Estrogen…is it a defence mechanism of the body?

4:15 – Mitigating inflammation, The problem with IIFYM that people often overlook.

8:00 – Why you don’t need to squat more if you’ve already mastered it. How to progress your squat numbers without squatting.

10:50 – The one type of deadlift you should use before conventional deadlifting for athletes and firefighters to increase hip mobility.

14:40 – Matt’s weekly rotation of auxiliary lifts for varying stimulus and progressing in strength.

16:50 – Breaking 2x world records while only squatting once every 5 weeks, training hard without overreaching out.

19:30 – The Law of 72 hours.

20:30 – Nutrition protocol and maximizing recovery after a heavy leg session leading up to a powerlifting meet. Key insights from Charles Poliquin and Stan Efferding.