Archive for July, 2022

  • Nutritional Considerations for Ultra-Endurance Runners

    By on 25/07/2022

    Ultra-endurance sports have been classified by a winning time ≥ 6 hours, however, some authors suggest that any event ≥ 4 hours can be defined as ultra-endurance. Thus, for the purpose of this critical essay, ultra-endurance running performance will be defined as any event ≥ 4 hours or those in excess of a distance of a traditional marathon (>42.2-km).

  • New {shorts} Package and Two New Pre-Prints

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 20/07/2022

    I have recently updated the {shorts}package to version 2.0.0, which is now available at CRAN. If you have been using previous version of {shorts}package, please note that with version 2.0.0 you will lose compatibility and will need to rewrite some code.

  • Pain-Based Periodization

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 10/07/2022

    If you happen to google “periodization”, what you might end up with are the images of: 1) Division of the annual calendar to phases; 2) Periodization of biomotor abilities; 3) Some sporadic graphs show the interplay between volume and intensity. Although these concepts can be sound from a top-down planning perspective, in real-life training is more bottom-up.

  • Create Custom Set and Rep Schemes With {STMr} – Module 4: Progression Tables Part 2

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 01/07/2022

    In this video, I will show you how you can use {STMr} progression tables functions (start with progression_) to create various progression tables for later use in designing the set and rep schemes.

  • Create Custom Set and Rep Schemes With {STMr} – Module 4: Progression Tables

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 01/07/2022

    In the first video of this module I will walk you through my reasoning for why progression tables are needed, certain assumptions and objectives I want to achieve with them, and finally demonstrate a few variations, of which RIR Inc and Perc Drop I’ve already used in Strength Training Manual.