Jaquish Biomedical

X3 Bar 12-Week Program


X3 Bar Workout Program: Intro and Best Practices

Watch this X3 intro video before beginning the 12-week program. Dr. Jaquish explains how X3 works and walks through key principles that will help transform your body.

Be sure to follow the schedule in the table below that corresponds to your current week. For example, if you are in Week 2, follow the routine under “Weeks 1–4.”

X3 12-Week Program Roadmap

Week 1–4

Day 1

Push Day

Day 2

Pull Day

Day 3

Rest Day

Day 4

Push Day

Day 5

Pull Day

Day 6

Rest Day

Day 7

Rest Day

Before you get started, let’s review a few important things for weeks 1–4: variable resistance, number of repetitions, and number of sets.

Week 5–12

Day 1

Push Day

Day 2

Pull Day

Day 3

Push Day

Day 4

Pull Day

Day 5

Push Day

Day 6

Pull Day

Day 7

Rest Day

After completing Week 4, watch to learn the X3 workout principles we emphasize during weeks 5–8: constant tension, diminishing range, and complete fatigue.

After completing Week 8, watch to learn about the workout principles and movements we emphasize during weeks 9–12: breath control, split squats, and stabilization firing.

Push Day

On the X3 Push Day you'll perform the chest press, tricep press, overhead press, and front squat.

Pull Day

On the X3 Pull Day you'll perform the deadlift, bent row, bicep curl, and calf raise.

Variations

As you progress into Week 5, consider incorporating these two movements in your Push Day workouts. Once you're ready, replace the front squat with the split squat and add the pec crossover, as discussed in the videos above.

Maximize Your Results with the X3 Nutrition Protocol

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X3 Workout Frequently Asked Questions

After Completing Your X3 12-Week Program

Consistency is a key part of your fitness. Watch this video for how to continue your progress after the X3 12-Week Program.