Periodization is popular and almost universally accepted, but its history and theoretical underpinnings aren’t as straightforward as many believe.
There are many strategies for weekly load progression. In this article, Dr. Mike Zourdos breaks down the pros and cons of the most popular options.
Proper tapering can significantly increase performance, helping you perform your best on the platform. Here’s how to set up a taper, based on the research.
A yearly training plan is long-term, flexible tool to help organize your training. Here are some pointers for creating your own plan.
For a MUCH more in-depth overview of training, check out this article instead. It includes all the essential information contained in this article, while going more in-depth and placing that information it its proper context. What You’re Getting Yourself Into: ~4200 words, 10-15 minute read time. Key Points 1. There are six key factors that […]
Work capacity is the most important factor in training that people know nothing about. First, let me just start off with a working definition of work capacity and an explanation of why it’s so important. Work capacity is, essentially, the total amount of work you can perform, recover from, and adapt positively to. The total […]