Periodization Of Training – A Full Guide

Periodization refers to dividing your yearly conditioning program into smaller blocks (microcycle, mesocycle, and macrocycle). Each phase has a specific training focus.


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Ultimate Guide To Workout Splits – Organize Your Training Better

Workout splits refer to different ways of dividing your exercises throughout the week. There are several ways to do this. Here are the most common ones!


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Target Heart Rate Zones Explained – How To Use Them Correctly

Heart rate zones can be used to determine optimal training intensity. They are calculated as percentages of your maximum heart rate.


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A Comprehensive Guide To Circuit Training – Including Sample Routines!

Circuit training refers to training sessions where you continuously move from one exercise to the next. It can be varied for a wide range of audiences.


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What Is Lactate And How Does It Affect Performance?

Lactate is a byproduct of anaerobic glycolysis, and thought to be the main culprit of fatigue. However, that is far from the truth. Here's why!


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Lactate Threshold Explained

Lactate threshold is the point of exercise intensity where lactate accumulates in the blood at a faster rate than it can be removed.


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Does Isometric Training Have Benefits Over Traditional Weight Training?

Isometric training refers to static exercises where the length of the muscle remains the same. They are rarely used by the average gym-goer, but they have their advantages.


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The Stretch-Shortening Cycle – Why Does It Increase Performance?

Stretch-shortening cycle (SSC) is a muscle action where an active muscle stretch is immediately followed by an active muscle shortening.


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Maximal Oxygen Uptake (VO₂max) – The Best Measure of Aerobic Fitness

Maximal oxygen uptake (VO₂max) refers to the maximum amount of oxygen your body can use during exercise. It is a great indicator of cardiovascular fitness.


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What Are Fine Motor Skills?

Fine motor skills are small movements that require dexterity and hand-eye coordination. They can be improved through consistent repetition.


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