Deprecated: Non-static method TotalThemeCore\Term_Thumbnails::get_term_thumbnail_id() should not be called statically in /var/www/wp-content/themes/Total/inc/functions/core-functions.php on line 872

Deprecated: Non-static method TotalThemeCore\Term_Thumbnails::get_term_thumbnail_id() should not be called statically in /var/www/wp-content/themes/Total/inc/functions/core-functions.php on line 872
skip to Main Content
Deprecated: Non-static method TotalThemeCore\Term_Thumbnails::get_term_thumbnail_id() should not be called statically in /var/www/wp-content/themes/Total/inc/functions/core-functions.php on line 872
class="page-header default-page-header wpex-supports-mods has-aside wpex-relative wpex-mb-40 wpex-surface-2 wpex-py-20 wpex-border-t wpex-border-b wpex-border-solid wpex-border-surface-3 wpex-text-2">

Programming

Feel The Burn with “1.5 Reps”

Feel The Burn with “1.5 Reps”

September 9, 2017

It is typically human nature to seek the path of least resistance. Unfortunately, the path of least resistance usually isn’t the most effective means of generating a potent stimulus. 1.5 reps can be an effective way to make training more…

Undulating Sets

Undulating Sets

The term “undulate” can be defined as: to move with a sinuous or wavelike motion, or to display a smooth rising-and-falling or side-to-side alternation of movement. In undulating sets, the reps of an exercise increase or decrease from set to…

Training with Waves

Training with Waves

The term "Waves" refers to a training methodology in which the athlete increases weight on each successive set, until they either reach the highest prescribed load or a lift is missed.  At this point the weight is reduced and the…

Iron Athlete Weightlifting and CrossFit Coach August Schmidt

The Joy of Complexes

A complex is the combination of two or more different lifts in a single set. Complexes can be used for a variety of purposes and with many different modalities. The focus of this article will primarily be the use of…

Programming through Auto-regulation

Programming through Auto-regulation

For the purposes of this article, auto-regulation refers to adjusting each training session based on the athlete’s capacity that day. There are multiple ways to implement auto-regulation. This article covers the method of simply programming a “Heavy Set” at a…

The Many Applications of EMOM’s

The Many Applications of EMOM’s

EMOM (Every Minute on the Minute) The EMOM Training Protocol prescribes that selected movements be performed “every minute, on the minute.” This format is one of the more effective methods for developing skill and power and for accumulating volume. Another…

Back To Top