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Weight training periodization

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by , November 23rd, 2008 at 10:38 PM (1457 Views)
I have one of Tudor Bompa's books and played a little bit with periodization last season. I'm not ambitious enough to keep detailed records and need something simpler. This year I'll try alternating 1 month of heavier lifting and fewer reps, and 1 month of lighter lifting and more reps and more sets. I'll try to schedule it so the heavy lifting period ends 2 weeks before this season's big meet (PNA champs in April) when I'll begin my taper.

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  1. Chris Stevenson's Avatar
    My own advice -- for what it is worth -- is schedule it so that you have 2 weeks of the lighter lifting to finish 2 weeks before PNA.

    Going from heavy to no lifting is pretty abrupt. They call it "tapering" after all...