5×5: A Weight Training Program For Real Strength and Mass Gains

park5×5 training is an age-old weight training program. Its greatest benefit is that it is a great balance between gaining real strength and building serious muscle.

The first person of significance who actively promoted this type of training was Reg Park. That he invented this form of training is unlikely, but he was certainly the man who first famously built a herculean physique by training in this way exclusively.

Since then a number of notable strength athletes and trainers have promoted this minimal but intense form of training to construct huge slabs of muscle on their frames. This type of training is perfect for building relative and total strength and you should be able to move from a beginning to an intermediate level of lifter in a linear way without any periodization factored in.

 

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