Category Archives: Periodization and Plans

Periodization part 3: From theory to practice

This article was originally published in Nov of 2013. I have left the article largely as it was originally written because I continue to apply a similar approach in my own training, and that of others. If you have used this approach or have questions, PLEASE EMAIL US! In part...
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Periodization part 2: Finding what’s right for you!

This article was originally published in Nov of 2013. What follows is an updated version. You may also wish to listen to Tipcast’s 147 and 148 on this topic. In part 1 of Periodization: Concepts and Application, I reviewed the major models often mentioned and how the historical linear model as it...
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Periodization part 1: Concepts and Application

The modern concepts of periodization were developed in the 1960’s, and continue to evolve to accommodate the individual needs of a given sport. Without a doubt, sports science and technology have helped to drive training advances, including periodization, but the topic continues to create controversy and confusion within the training...
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Fat Burning – Why It’s Overrated for the Competitive Endurance Athlete

The following article comes from friend and listener Jeff Rothschild. Jeff Rothschild is a Registered Dietitian (RD) with a Master’s degree in Nutritional Science. This article is a great complement to my recent Tipcasts on why fat burning is over-rated for endurance athletes. We’ll be talking with Jeff in some future podcasts! Fat...
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Forward Thinking (part 2)… The next steps in your strategic carb intake

The following article comes from friend and listener Jeff Rothschild. Jeff Rothschild is a Registered Dietitian (RD) with a Master’s degree in Nutritional Science. This is part 2 of a great article on periodizing your carbohydrate intake. We’ll be talking with Jeff in some future podcasts! Forward Thinking (part 2)… The next steps...
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Guest Article: FORWARD THINKING… DAILY CARBOHYDRATE PERIODIZATION FOR ATHLETES (PART 1)

The following article comes from friend and listener Jeff Rothschild. Jeff Rothschild is a Registered Dietitian (RD) with a Master’s degree in Nutritional Science. This is great article on periodizing your carbohydrate intake. We’ll be talking with Jeff in some future podcasts! Forward Thinking… Daily carbohydrate periodization for athletes (part 1)...
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