Strength training isn’t just about hitting your 1RM every workout and hoping to make progress. No, training for maximal strength is much more complex than that. From linear and non-linear progressions to deloading and overloading, there is a lot to consider when creating a program to build maximum strength.Strength training is a type of weight training that focuses on developing maximal strength and power. Overall strength is what you attribute to the age-old question: what do you bench? Power is something a little different – it is actually submaximal strength with maximal explosion. High box jumps or even clap pushups are an example of plyometric power. This blog post is going to focus on the basics of strength training – lifting as much weight as you possibly can for a few reps per set.