Few Words on Volume

Written by: Kevin Cann   I was reading a thread that was about me on the internet yesterday and this topic was mentioned. Surprisingly, the thread was overwhelmingly positive in regard to the information about the way in which PPS does things.  This was a nice change of pace from the usual negativity.   One of … Continue reading Few Words on Volume

Why More Volume is not the Answer

Written by: Kevin Cann   I know many programs are heavy volume based.  This is not to say that they do not work.  They definitely can.  I was on one for 3 years working with Boris Sheiko.  My number of lifts stayed very close to the same over that time period, but my maxes were … Continue reading Why More Volume is not the Answer

It Is Not All About Volume

Written By: Kevin Cann   There are so many things that go into getting stronger and writing a good program.  However, I feel all too often there is a major focus on only one of them, volume.   Now, we can’t deny the importance of volume to getting stronger.  There needs to be an adequate … Continue reading It Is Not All About Volume

Effort in Training

Written by: Kevin Cann   I had a conversation with my coach, Jeremy Hartman, earlier this week.  It was mostly about how my training is going.  One of the things I told him that I liked about the program was the heavier sets.   He had mentioned his time at Westside and how they lift … Continue reading Effort in Training

Importance of Data Collection and Volume Manipulation in Powerlifting

Written by: Kevin Cann   I collect a ton of data. I collect number of lifts, total number of competition lifts without variation, percent of lifts that are squat, bench press, and deadlift, total tonnage, ACWR, and average relative intensities.  I do this daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly in a spreadsheet.   I would not go … Continue reading Importance of Data Collection and Volume Manipulation in Powerlifting