One of the latest buzzwords in the fitness world is powerbuilding. Much like any subject, there's a lot of love and a lot of hate surrounding the training style and like anything, the reality is more complex than it's either good or bad. What is Powerbuilding? First of all, what is powerbuilding? Simply a marketing … Continue reading Should You Powerbuild?
More is not necessarily better. Variety is not necessarily better. Extra is not necessarily better. Unless you can answer the question: what purpose does it serve? This single question can prevent a lot of wasted time and resources. More often than not being able to answer this question with a definite answer will help you … Continue reading What purpose does it serve?
Here are two concepts that are starting to be used a lot when talking about strength training. I became aware of the concepts via Dr. Mike Israetel from Renaissance Periodization. Minimum effective dose (MED) has also been popularized by Tim Ferris and is a theoretical value indicating what is the smallest action that will lead … Continue reading Minimum Effective Dose vs Maximal Recoverable Value