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Neanderthal No More: Part V

Written on December 22, 2004 at 3:50 pm, by Eric Cressey

It’s been a while since Part IV so those of you following this program are probably chomping at the bit for the conclusion. Chomp no more, because this is it!

The program contained in this article is designed to reintroduce more of the traditional exercises that you’ve grown to love while still maintaining the emphasis on postural corrections through appropriate prioritization and volume manipulation. Essentially, it’s one step closer to the balanced training programs you should seek to create. Remember, we shifted the balance in the opposite direction to start to take care of the problems created by lack of balance in previous programs.

This program will last three weeks (and is meant to follow the first program outlined in part IV), after which you’ll want to have a back-off week consisting of markedly lower volume. Oh, and even if you’re not following the entire “Neanderthal No More” program, you’ll still learn some new exercises you’ve probably tried before.

Here are the goods:

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4 Responses to “Neanderthal No More: Part V”

  1. aj Says:

    Hi, going to start this routine in about a month, do you have training logs? Otherwise I will make some up on excel.

  2. Eric Cressey Says:


    No, we don’t. Sorry!

  3. Gaurav Says:

    Thanks a lot for this program Eric.
    I am going to start this routine, I want to ask if I can perform 2 workouts in a single session?

  4. Eric Cressey Says:


    I wouldn’t do both in one session. You’d need to drop a few exercises from each if you were going to combine; otherwise, the session will run too long.

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