Heuristics - Complementary Training

• # HIIT Conditioning: Planning Strategies – Part 1

In the first part of Planning Strategies topic, I will focus on introduction to the Planning Strategies, Heuristics and Uncertainty and 3 types of analysis.

• # Fantastic Sport Analytics Papers & Resources

I have recently stumbled on a few great papers that outline very useful statistical techniques, that are VERY applicable to sport and training analytics. If you are interested in analytics, this is a gold mine.

• # How to Deal With Unpredictable Clients/Athletes (The Agile Way)

I am sure that most of you encountered the following (frustrating) situation – you do your best to create custom workout for your client/athlete, and then they bail on you, skip the trainings or do the workouts in the order that suits them best (in their own opinion).

• # Strength Training: Planning The Training Block – Part 3

Third part of ’Strength Training: Planning the Training Block’’ – in which I will touch on Horizontal vs vertical planning framework, as well as indivisible approach and explain how can you benefit from them.

• # Strength Training: Planning The Training Block – Part 2

In my opinion, there are two things that are important when it comes to set and rep schemes: modifications and classification (or types). Let’s cover each concept separately.

• # Strength Training: Planning the Training Block – Part 1

It should be clear by now that for planning of the strength training cycle, we are using 1RMs as something that helps us with prescription, and not something to argue about until cows come home.

• # So you can predict the future… But can you change it?

I also love to call this problem “Terminator Problem”, since it is more understandable to coaches, since most of them have seen Terminator movies. The issue is, once we are able to “predict” the future (for example estimating injury likelihood in the next 7 days), can we actually change it?

• # VBT, Heuristics and Prilepin

In this video I am discussing few ideas regarding velocity based training (VBT): 1) Potential research in velocity based training (VBT) domain (which will most likely become my PhD thesis) regarding the exhaustion-velocity relationship; 2) The flaws of using % Drop in velocity when stopping a given set, as a way (or metric) that ensures the quality of the...