Flexible Training vs. Periodization

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 One thing I’ve misunderstood for years is periodization of training.  This is the practice of mapping out an athlete or client’s training program far in advance. A well known example of this is the quadrennial training athletes undergo for the Olympics.   My initial thought about long range periodization was that it was too complicated […]

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Reign of Jane

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I’m Not An Athlete.   Or at least, that’s what I tell myself. At 27 years of age, I have never once been part of a sports team, I always dreaded track and field days at school, and if given the choice, I’d pick reading a book over going to the gym any day of […]

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Ten Ideas to Improve Your Bench

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The bench press — loved by many, loathed by many! Used right, it’s a great tool for building strength and muscle. Done wrong, and it can hurt you in a hurry! Here’s ten ideas to set you up for your best pain-free bench!

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Compassionate Training

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Well. This page is staring at me and I owe it words. And I’m scared in a weird way. I’m scared that I am not a good enough writer. There are writers who are giants of talent compared to me. I’m not scared because I can’t write. I can write a little bit. I’m scared […]

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