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  • The Ultimate Set and Rep Scheme

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 05/03/2022

    There is an unlimited number of set and rep scheme combinations for a comprehensive classification system. But I do have my favorite scheme! Find out which one is it in the following article.

  • Load-Exertion Tables And Their Use For Planning – Part 5

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 23/02/2022

    This article explains how you can avoid direct 1RM testing and doing reps to failure by using a novel approach. Don't miss out on reading the fifth part of the Load-Exertion Tables And Their Use For Planning article series!

  • Top 6 Reasons Why You Should Learn Google Sheets

    By on 14/02/2022

    You’ve noticed that all, or at least most of S&C coaches, performance analysts, and sports scientists, use Google Sheets for various purposes. There is a good reason for that. Well, not just one, and in this article, we highlight the top 6 reasons.

  • Load-Exertion Tables And Their Use For Planning – Part 4

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 07/02/2022

    In the previous part, we used a set of Epley’s equations to estimate both group and individual reps-max profiles, as well as to create progression tables. One characteristic of Epley’s equation is that 100% 1RM is achieved with 0RM, which is not an ecologically valid assumption. What the hell is 0RM in the first place? Find out in the...

  • Always Stay Critical – Review 8

    By on 30/01/2022

    In this episode, Daniel reviews Petushek et al. (2021) and the value of assessing movement quality to determine its relationship with injury risk.

  • Load-Exertion Tables And Their Use For Planning – Part 3

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 22/01/2022

    In this article, I will teach you how to create individualized progression tables, but before we jump straight into that, I will walk you through the process of getting Epley’s 0.0333 coefficient in the first place.

  • Load-Exertion Tables And Their Use For Planning – Part 2

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 12/01/2022

    How to Progress From Here? Although we have explored Relative Intensity (RI), Deducted Intensity (DI), Reps In Reserve (RIR), and Percent of Max Reps (%MR) approach in the previous part, I am not going to tell you which one to use. What I will do instead, is to explore further how these can be used to create progression...

  • R for Sport Scientists – Fundamentals Course: Functions

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 02/01/2022

    R language has rich features for writing, calling, and utilizing functions. I have divided this lecture into four videos covering a wide range of functions fundamentals – from function components to writing infix functions.

  • Load-Exertion Tables And Their Use For Planning – Part 1

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 20/12/2021

    Prescribing strength training is indeed tricky. Things tend to vary across lifts/movements, individuals, gender, rep ranges, types of programs, splits, and so forth. But we are not completely clueless. Find out the potential solution in the following article.

  • Return to the Weightroom

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 11/12/2021

    Are you returning to the weightroom after a training hiatus or restarting after a heavy phase of competition? Give this article a read and check out the program that we prepared for you.