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  • Sports Vacancies in August 2019

    By on 01/08/2019

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

  • Strength Training Manual: Prescription – Part 2

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 21/07/2019

    In this part I will cover total system load vs. external load, how to compare individuals, percent-based approach to prescribing training loads as well as other prescription methods.

  • Rethinking Performance Training & Agile Periodization – Part 5

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 11/07/2019

    In this final video I am covering applications to planning, or Agile Periodization concept, utilizing Nassim Taleb “Barbell Strategy”, heuristic approach by Gerd Gigerenzer, MVP ideas (Minimum-Viable-Performance and Minimum-Viable-Program), iterative planning and randomization.

  • Sports Vacancies in July 2019

    By on 01/07/2019

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

  • Strength Training Manual: Prescription – Part 1

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 30/06/2019

    Before diving deep into the planning section, it is important to understand the basis of the percent-based approach to strength training, particularly what these percentages are based upon, how to test 1RM and prescribe a training while using it as a reference point, how to compare individuals and other topics.

  • Shoulder Mobility

    By on 20/06/2019

    This blog post will address the topic of shoulder mobility both in athletes as well as the general population, whereby shoulder mobility will be addressed in light of its close association with breathing mechanics and thoracic mobility.

  • Strength Training Manual: Exercises – Part 2

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 11/06/2019

    In this part, I will continue the discussion on exercise classification and introduce the slot concept, functional units, and very useful conversion tables and matrix. Conversion matrix is very useful heuristic tool to figure out approximate 1RM of the assistance exercises.

  • Strength Training Manual: Exercises – Part 1

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 01/06/2019

    What is the point of exercise classification? To impress girls with differentiating between exercises for the long and short head of the biceps muscle? To pass the biomechanics class exam? None of this, of course. The purpose of classification is not to create a place of things, but a forum for action.

  • Sports Vacancies in June 2019

    By on 31/05/2019

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

  • Training Chats with Israel and Mladen – Episode 7: Subjective Ratings of Effort, Exertion, Discomfort and Some

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 27/05/2019

    I was in the middle of writing the final chapters for my upcoming Strength Manual, and I was explaining Dose – Response models including the subjective ratings, when Israel Halperin sent me a draft version of his upcoming opinion piece on rating of perceived effort. Perfect timing! Reading this made me rethink a few things I wanted to cover,...