Chapter 1 Physiology of Strength and Power; Chapter 3 Power Training Preparation; Chapter 5 Bench Press; Chapter 7 Power Periodization; Chapter 9 Experienced Training; Chapter 11 Powerlifting Mindset; Chapter 13 Meet Day.
Dan Austin has been involved in the sport of powerlifting since 1979. Over the course of 30 years, he has won 9 world and 14 powerlifting championships. He has set numerous records in the squat and deadlift. Dan Austin serves as an assistant strength and conditioning coach for the South Carolina football team. Bryan Mann has been involved in the sport of powerlifting since 1996. Over the course of that time, he had set numerous records as a high school, teenage and juniors athlete. He is now an Assistant Director of Strength & Conditioning at the University of Missouri.
"Powerlifting is a winner. Every person who ventures into the gym should focus at one time or another on building strength through powerlifting, and this is the definitive insider's book packed with advice on training and nutrition. Authors Dan Austin and Bryan Mann, with dozens of national and world records between them, have dedicated their lives to the singular purpose of educating men and women in developing their ultimate potential. I'm impressed not only with the breadth of the content but also with the highly detailed plans to help you make significant improvements on each of the three major lifts. This book will make a huge difference in your degree of success, whether or not you are competing."
Robert Kennedy -- Publisher, RK Publishing (Publishers of MuscleMag, Reps, and Oxygen Magazines)
"Powerlifting serves as the ultimate resource for anyone wanting to take their performance to another level."
Christian Cantwell -- 2008 Olympic Silver Medalist, Shot Put; 2009 IAAF World Championships Gold Medalist, Shot Put; 2010, 2008, 2004 World Indoor Championships Gold Medalist, Shot Put
"I wish I had Powerlifting when I started in this sport. Dan Austin and Brian Mann demonstrate the smartest and safest methods of developing maximum strength."
Bill Gillespie -- Head Strength and Conditioning Coordinator, Liberty University