Posts tagged with ‘Strength Training’

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

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 24/01/2022

    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...

  • 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.

  • Strength Training Prototyping Tool

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 28/11/2021

    Strength Training Prototyping Tool is a very simple Excel template that allows you to create, add, modify, and delete movement patterns/categories and their exercises/lifts, as well as prescription categories (e.g., schemes) and their items.

  • Circuits, Combos, and Complexes – Part 2

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 04/09/2021

    In the second part of this article series, Mladen goes deeper into the objectives and implementation of the circuit training and presents an atoms-molecules crystal approach in designing the circuit training.

  • Circuits, Combos, and Complexes – Part 1

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 20/08/2021

    In this article, Mladen explains the differences between complexes, combos, and combined exercises as special variants of the circuit training, as well as enlisting one of the most popular complexes by Istvan Javorek and Dan John.

  • The Badger Protocol: Grease the Groove with isoSandwich

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 13/07/2021

    You can probably identify with the following scenario: strength training hiatus due to (a) long-term travel, (b) injury, (c) boredom and lack of motivation being fed up from previous pushing phase, or generally (d) due to lifestyle change. And now you want to get back to the gym, slowly cooking, greasing the groove. Enter the Badger.

  • Designing Strength and Conditioning Programs

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 02/04/2021

    This how-to mini-course is an outstanding example of the “bottoms-up” approach to training design, where one deals with “where the rubber meets the road” constraints, such as facility limitations, equipment availability, team/group logistics, rather than the “top-down” approach of some textbook-style long term periodization.

  • Strength Training In Soccer

    By on 05/03/2021

    Strength training in soccer can often be the most challenging part of a strength and conditioning job. We always think about how to design proper load during the preparatory period and in-season period in soccer. Different scenarios, set and reps schemes, methods with load monitoring for each example are something that you will find in this article.

  • Conceptualizing Philosophy in Strength & Conditioning: The Barbell Strategy and Risk

    By on 14/02/2021

    In this article, Adriano outlines Taleb’s Barbell Strategy for Risk in Financial Investment and details how high-performance sport programs may benefit from categorizing the risk potential of individual training elements to safeguard sustainability and promote aggressive growth.