periodization

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.
If you always do everything, you will often hit plateaus. The trick is to regulate your variation with phases.
Strength training veteran Charles Staley is here to answer our readers' questions about life and lifting.
Strength training veteran Charles Staley is here to answer our readers' questions about life and lifting.
A new study suggests block periodization can help special operators avoid overtraining.
I was fortunate to learn from Pavel himself about the Soviet secrets of dominance and longevity. Here is what I discovered.
Failing to utilize any periodization could lead to overtraining, failure to recover, and the inability to progress.
A new research review suggests it doesn't matter which programming plan you use, as long as you have a plan.
Mixing and matching from boxes and CrossFit celebs is a prescription for failure. Seeking out the most heinous crush-fest is just plain reckless.
I encourage everyone to analyze the true contribution of a new trend to your training before committing to long-term implementation.
Everywhere you look in the training world today you see single leg exercises. But it wasn’t always this way.