Roger Estep – Powerlifting Immortal

I am fortunate to have met and known Roger Estep personally the last ten years of his life. I grew up seeing pictures of Roger in Muscle and Fitness magazine when he was training as a power bodybuilder and contemplating entering physique contests. Roger sported such a dense physique by the mid 1980s that it …

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Roger Estep Question and Answers

Dear Roger: I have been bodybuilding for 2 years now and made terrific gains. My partner and I have been thinking about training exclusively for power. In the primary lifts we do triple reps one day and singles the next. Can you please give me a day by day training program I can follow, consisting …

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Bench Press Routine by Roger Estep

Here’s a great excerption from Roger Estep’s question and answers column published in PL USA. In the 80s fans from the whole world used to send letters to Estep and he answered them. – Mr. Berg Dear Roger: I am a non-competitive weight lifter, 6’1″ and 205lbs. I currently bench press 265lb., but can’t seem …

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Roger Estep: Question and Answers

Dear Roger: In a regular training session, do you wear the same lifting suit that you would wear in meet? I understand that Mike Bridges wears his all the time and Fred Hatfield has the oppsite opinion and only wears his tight suit just prior to a meet. Tom Evan. Dear Tom: My opinion on …

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Roger Estep: Question and Answers

Here’s a great excerption from Roger Estep’s question and answers column. In the 80s fans from the whole world used to send letters to Estep and he answered them. Here’s Estep diet and thoughts about overtraining and motivation. – Mr. Berg DEAR ROGER: “I’ve been powerlifting and bodybuilding for several years. I really enjoy going …

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Roger Estep Training Philosophy

The following information is based on Roger Esteps Seminar which he held in the early 80s. Keep lifting and eating! – Mr. Berg Roger’s Training Program The benchpress is Roger’s favorite lift. The bar must descend at a slow, controlled pace, so that the lifter gets the bar into the exact position he wants for …

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