30/06/2018By Mladen Jovanovic on 30/06/2018
In Episode #3 of Training Chats with Israel and Mladen, we discuss the the concept of phase potentiation in periodization.
28/06/2018By Mladen Jovanovic on 28/06/2018
Phase potentiation is a fancy way of saying that the order of training blocks (phases) matter, in terms of training effect. This principle is pretty much the basis behind periodization (e.g. Bompa’s periodization), especially the Block Periodization Concept, by Vladimir Issurin.
21/06/2018By Mladen Jovanovic on 21/06/2018
In 2014 I wrote Training Load Monitoring – Seeing the Big Picture where I have outlined a simple model for training load monitoring. In this video, I am expanding that model as well as modifying it to depict my current thought process regarding the topic.
16/06/2018By Mladen Jovanovic on 16/06/2018
In this episode we spoke about combining evidence from scientific literature, our expertise and experience, current context and athlete preferences to make the best (or least worst) decisions with our clients.
07/06/2018By Mladen Jovanovic on 07/06/2018
I accidentally stumbled on this outstanding piece of work on Twitter, thanks to Paul Glazier’s tweet. I am more than happy that this thesis is publicly available from the Uni and thanks to the author, Michael D. Bush for outstanding research and writing.
03/06/2018By Mladen Jovanovic on 03/06/2018
Israel Halperin and myself are starting a new series of podcasts covering coaching, training, and sport science while emphasizing the complexity and uncertainty involved in the exercise professions. We plan on publishing 30-40 min episodes every two weeks on various topics.