27/12/2011By Mladen Jovanovic on 27/12/2011
I just wanted to give you heads up for this GREAT article by Dan Baker. Dan sent me the draft copy of this article couple of months ago and it was very influential on me and arrived just at the right time when I was writing Problems of the periodization of training in mixed sports.
22/12/2011By Mladen Jovanovic on 22/12/2011
Interview with Ian Jeffreys When it comes to understanding and improving agility and change of direction (COD) Ian Jeffreys is man to go to. His articles, books and correspondence via email over last couple of years have influenced my approach for agility training in greatest degree. Speaking of articles, I have just finished reading Ian’s newly published article for...
08/11/2011By Mladen Jovanovic on 08/11/2011
Benefits of Yoga for Cancer Patients Liz Davies Yoga has provided many benefits for a wide variety of physical issues. It provides relief for back and joint pain. Yoga is phenomenal for stress management and overall well-being. The success millions of people have had with Yoga prompted the medical community to take notice of the benefits. Today, many...
01/11/2011By Mladen Jovanovic on 01/11/2011
I’ve been enjoying TED videos recently and I just wanted to share some of them I consider worth watching. They go pretty well with The Switch and The Happiness Hypothesis book. I’ve found these two books very interesting and one of the best non-training (at least on the first glance) books I have read in a while. The positive...
30/10/2011By Mladen Jovanovic on 30/10/2011
More on Time-Motion Analysis I have received more good stuff from Miša Filipović (physical preparation coach for FC Partizan) and I wanted to give heads up for my readers as well. For anyone that found The Revolution of the Measurement of Metabolic Power in Soccer interesting, there is the blog post by the same authors at Metodologia dell’allenamento. Make sure...
28/10/2011By Mladen Jovanovic on 28/10/2011
Performance Analysis and Mark Upton I am big fan of Mark Upton, the creator of Team Sport Coaching website and his work. Mark provides free info on performance analysis in team sports and one of the last video series is just below. Make sure to check the videos and his website, along with the free e-book Developing a Playing...
26/10/2011By Mladen Jovanovic on 26/10/2011
The Juggernaut Method I forgot to mention in yesterday’s Good Reads one really good read:“The Juggernaut Method” by Chad Wesley Smith. It is a strength training system aimed at (advanced) intermediate level lifters that is basically ‘improved’ (if I dare to say it ) Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1 system, that also utilize some elements of Block Periodization (only when it...
25/10/2011By Mladen Jovanovic on 25/10/2011
This is awesome blog by Steve Magness. I was really enjoying reading some entries (see below). It is really refreshing to read about some real life training and coaching instead of listening to HIIT oriented research and coaches (yes, CrossFit-ers) about the importance VO2max and VO2max intervals all the freakin’ time.
10/09/2011By Mladen Jovanovic on 10/09/2011
The La rivoluzione della misurazione della potenza metabolica nel calcio edited by Roberto Colli, Emanuele Marra, Cristian Savoia, and Vito Azzone gave me a lot of new ideas and insights, so I decide to contact coach Roberto Sassi and ask him for a permission to publish it on my blog.