Posts tagged with ‘Review’

  • Mike Boyle’s Complete Sports Conditioning

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 10/08/2017

    In this course coach Mike Boyle takes you through his latest methods and proven conditioning protocols and breaks down this generally confusing topics. He goes deep into the training needs of athletes and lays out his blueprint for developing an optimal conditioning program.

  • 5/3/1 Forever [Book Review]

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 24/06/2017

    5/3/1 Forever is all about programming your total training; this includes mobility, jumps/med ball throws, you main lifts, supplemental, assistance work, conditioning and recovery. As always, each part is broken down and addressed in a simple, easy to read/implement manner. This allows the athlete or lifter to program his training, no matter what his goals.

  • Hamstring Injury Treatment

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 12/03/2017

    The recent paper by Mendiguchía, et al. “A Multifactorial, Criteria-based Progressive Algorithm for Hamstring Injury Treatment” is worth a blog piece. Here is the abstract.

  • Football Periodization: Review and Opinions

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 29/01/2017

    I managed to finally finish Raymond Verheijen’s book Football Periodization, and I must admit that I wish I’ve read it earlier. I highly suggest it for everyone working in intermittent, running based team sports. Even if I don’t agree with Raymond on all the points, I find it one of the best written books on the topic of problems...

  • Two Interesting Resources

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 24/11/2016

    With the start of November we have two new resources that I want to give you a heads up about. Please bear in mind that I do NOT HAVE ANY financial compensation for promoting these on the blog – I just want to pinpoint to the new work from the authors I trust and follow. Hopefully you will find…

  • New Books

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 02/10/2016

    Here are some very interesting books: 1) Football Conditioning: a Modern Scientific Approach 2 Book Set - Speed & Agility | Injury Prevention | Periodization Training | Small Sided Games; 2) Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance; 3) How to Support a Champion: The art of applying science to the elite athlete; 4) What We Need Is Speed: Scientific...

  • Great Articles on Velocity Based Training

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 18/05/2015

    Recently there is a HUGE interest in Velocity Based Training (VBT), especially with the growth of more affordable measurement devices such as PUSH and growth of wearable devices that uses algorithms (machine learning) to estimate barbell velocities from accelerometer data.

    Check the recent VBT articles

  • FREE E-book: “Triphasic Training: A High School Strength and Conditioning Manual”

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 21/12/2014

    FREE E-book: “Triphasic Training: A High School Strength and Conditioning Manual” Cal Dietz and Matt Van Dyke released the High School version of their Tri-Phasic book for free. This is a move that needs to be congratulated and appreciated. If you are familiar with their approach (Tri-Phasic philosophy), and even if you are not, you will find this free ebook...

  • High Performance Training for Sports [Book Review]

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 18/08/2014

    I haven’t read such a great book in a while (besides Steve Magness’ book The Science of Running which is also highly recommended, but not much aimed to team sports, although you can find certain great ideas that will influence your approach in that case as well; and Fitness in Soccer, which is well, aimed at team sports).

  • The Olympian Manual for Strength and Size: Blue Print from the World’s Greatest Coach [Book Review]

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 13/08/2014

    I must thank Yosef Johnson and Martin Binggiser for sending me a free copy of the book. Yosef is running excellent publishing company – Ultimate Athlete Concepts – from which I have ordered a bunch of books, including Transfer of Training I and II and Block Periodization books by Issurin (which are HIGHLY recommended).

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