For many who are new to weight coaching/lifting and don’t know who Ken Patera is here is somewhat background for you.
Patera is a former Olympic Weightlifter and USA powerlifter. He gained a number of medals on the Pan American Video games (together with gold), and completed second within the 1971 World Weightlifting Championships. He was the primary American to scrub and jerk 500 (503 1/2) lbs, which he achieved on the 1972 Senior Nationals in Detroit. He’s additionally the one American to scrub and press 500 lbs, and he was arguably the final American to excel at weightlifting on a world stage.
Patera additionally competed within the first World’s Strongest Man contest in 1977, ending third behind Bruce Wilhelm and Bob Younger.
Patera went on to have an extended profession on skilled wrestling. Here’s a typical Patera exercise. Patera would change up his routines always, in addition to units and reps. Use your individual judgement based mostly in your consolation stage.
The Ken Patera Exercise
Clear and Press
Notes: Raise 2-3 occasions per week utilizing no matter set and rep scheme your comfy with aside from squats. Carry out one set of every squat train and one set solely. Get loads of relaxation, eat good foods and drinks numerous water. Keep in mind to elevate heavy and with max depth.
Perceive that to achieve success in any weight coaching program – onerous work is a should! Half-hearted effort does nothing for you. For those who’re new to weight coaching or grossly out of form, seek the advice of a doctor first. Finish of disclaimer.