Dump Read: Energy Systems, 1 Minute Workout Progression

Use the RPE scale for conditioning/energy system work For weight training, we always focus on percentages of 1-rep max and conditioning tends to focus on percentages of max heart rate.  There may be a better way though. The rate of perceived exertion scale wins in my book.  The original scale ranged from 6-20 but the …

Dump Read: Training Intensity

Use a stopwatch for rest intervals One simple but effective way to improve the effectiveness of your workout is to use a stopwatch. Two things are true when it comes to rest intervals – people rest too much during hypertrophy work and they don’t rest enough to improve performance in strength and power work. For …