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  • Mesocycles Course – Lesson 11: Deadlift Best Practices

    By on 16/10/2020

    In the last video of the Mesocycles Course, Mike Tuchscherer shares his deadlift best practices. Mike discusses exercises selection based on weak ROM and muscles, as well as intensity, volume, frequency and RPE selections.

  • Mesocycles Course – Lesson 10: Bench Best Practices

    By on 30/09/2020

    Developing bench press generally affords and demands higher intensities, higher volumes, and higher frequencies compared to other lifts. In this video, Mike T shares these and other best practices for developing your bench press.

  • Mesocycles Course – Lesson 9: Squat Best Practices

    By on 21/09/2020

    In this lesson, Mike Tuchscherer discussed best practices when programming the squat movements. Find more out about optimal frequency, volume, intensity, RPE and exercsie selection from one of the most respected powerlifting coaches and lifters.

  • Mesocycles Course – Lesson 8: Hypertrophy Considerations

    By on 12/09/2020

    How do you know if you need more muscle mass? Should you be leaner? How should you plan for hypetrophy? In this Mesoycles Course episode, Mike Tuchscherer discusses hypertrophy training for powerlifting.

  • Force-Velocity Profiling and Training Optimization Course

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 30/07/2020

    Are you interested in force-velocity profiling but don't know where to start, nor you have the tools to perform the analysis? Look no further - this course will help you learn the necessary skill and provide the needed tools.

  • Opinion Statement

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 17/07/2020

    In the season 2015/2016 I was involved in the AFL as strength coach and data scientist. This is my “opinion statement” that I have left to my ex-boss when I left due to family issues.

  • Movement Preparation for Soccer

    By on 02/07/2020

    Warming-up seems to constantly be a “hot” topic of strength and conditioning coaches, particularly in team sports such as soccer. In this video, Aleksa Boskovic addresses the warming up in soccer using the three phases. Find out more in the following blog post and video.

  • Mesocycles Course – Lesson 2: Linear Periodization

    By on 29/05/2020

    Linear Periodization is one of the most widely used planning strategies but at the same time one of the most confusing. In this video, Mike Tuchscherer clears some confusion and provides a rationale for when and how to use linear periodization in strength training planning.

  • Mobility as a Warm Up Routine

    By on 22/05/2020

    We warm up to prepare our bodies for physical exertion. Several studies have found benefits of including a structured warm-up into training, which provides for increased heart rate, blood flow, increased body temperature, faster muscular contraction, etc. The body is thus prepared for the upcoming workout or competition, both physically and mentally.

  • Mesocycles Course – Lesson 1: Programming Structure

    By on 15/05/2020

    Before jumping right into linear, block, and other periodizations strategies, it is important to understand the “programming structure”. In this video Mike Tuchscherer outlines his “Six Steps” system that is necessary for building a training cycle, as well as understanding different frameworks.