Training without analysis isn’t really training at all. It's not about smashing yourself and trying to get as sore or tired or beaten as possible.
How do we make sure we’re using the correct weights as we base percentages off of a max that may change during a two or three-month long training block?
Set your mind right and the body will follow.
Ask yourself, do you have a muscle building masterplan or are you just aimlessly meandering towards failure?
No matter your physical pursuits, hypertrophy should be a main focus at some point for all athletes.
The more volume you do, the more you grow, but don't outgrow your capacity to recover.
The old Russian training principles weren't conceived with your goals in mind.
How to you adjust and taper training stressors to maximize peak athletic performance.
If attempting to complicate training protocols too quickly, an athlete can be placed in a dangerous and potentially harmful situation.
Forget percentages of your 1RM, forget complicated periodization plans - just put more weight on the bar and do more reps. It's that simple. Learn the facts behind progressive strength training.
Coaches working with youth athletes need to keep them injury-free and constantly improving.
We need to stop playing along with traditional ideas of periodisation because we don’t want to appear stupid.
If you've decided to build your own training plan from the ground up, here's how to get started.
Get strong, stay strong, and keep getting stronger by decoupling volume and intensity.
Focusing on one adaptation doesn't have to mean losing ground on another.
There's a better way forward in your training than continuously grinding yourself into the ground.
Specialization has its place, but should not be your entire training program.