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  • Strength Training Manual: Planning – Part 6

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 16/11/2019

    Differentiating between progression and variation can become cumbersome. In this part, I tackle this problem with two novel concepts: vertical and horizontal planning. These two concepts make planning of the strength training a breeze.

  • Strength Training Planning for Combat Athletes & Exercise Selection

    By on 13/11/2019

    Planning for combat athletes is historically a tricky business, primarily because combat sports need interventions that match athletic endeavour where a confluence of raw physicality and high levels of skill.

  • Sports Vacancies in November 2019

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 31/10/2019

    Here are the best sports jobs in the market. During the month of November I will continuously update the list. Please share and let’s get the word out!

  • Monitoring System in Excel

    By on 29/10/2019

    In this excellent video Simone Lacava will walk you through the monitoring system that he developed in Excel. I highly recommend you to watch it.

  • Strength Training Manual: Planning – Part 5

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 24/10/2019

    This is probably my favorite part of the book. In it I am reviewing 12 archetypal set and rep schemes: Plateau, Step, Reverse Step, Ascending Wave, Descending Wave, Ascending Ladder, Descending Ladder, Traditional Pyramid, Reverse Pyramid, Light-Heavy, Cluster and Cluster Wave.

  • Strength Training Manual: Planning – Part 4

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 10/10/2019

    Linear progression, linear periodization, daily undulating programs, medium-easy-hard, triple progression - who wouldn't be confused with all this strength training terminology. In this part I will give you a very simple tool that can help clearing up the planning confusion.

  • Sports Vacancies in October 2019

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 30/09/2019

    Here are the best sports jobs in the market. During the month of October I will continuously update the list. Please share and let’s get the word out!

  • Strength Training Manual: Planning – Part 3

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 18/09/2019

    This part is where the fun begins. I explain the basics of the set and reps schemes by defining their "anatomy", organization of the exercises in the workout by reviewing a bunch of supersets, and provide a model for classifying set and rep schemes based on objectives, prescriptiveness, volume, toughness and "methodology".

  • Strength Training Manual: Planning – Part 2

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 06/09/2019

    What are Minimum Effective Dose and Maximum Tolerated Dose? Can they be objectively quantified and used when planning strength training? In this article I am explaining why they can't as well as what might be a better concept to use as forum for action.

  • Sports Vacancies in September 2019

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 31/08/2019

    Here are the best sports jobs in the market. During the month of September I will continuously update the list. Please share and let’s get the word out!