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Workouts cause fatigue. Fatigue is necessary for making progress, but if a workout schedule is bad, the accumulating fatigue will stop an athlete’s progress. The whole article on optimizing the weekly schedule of workouts is at http://www.stadion.com/weekly-schedule-of-workouts/ Advertisements


One reader wrote me an e-mail with questions: > I have owned your books Science of Sports Training and Stretching > Scientifically for many years as well as your DVD’s Secrets of > Stretching and Clinic on Stretching. Due to my own misunderstanding and > bad practices at martial arts schools I have attended I […]


Elegance is [achieved by] selectiveness or restraint in the use of means—a good selection gets to the point with just the right means. In my opinion, the crucial element of a training program is a workout. Not an exercise and not a microcycle but a single workout. Why not an exercise—the basic building block of […]