How frequently should you lift? The Nautilus North study

How often should you lift?  What is the optimal training frequency?  Most strength trainees contemplate this question early in their lifting career.  The answer to the question depends upon who you ask and what particular training philosophy they follow. A … Continue reading

A comparison of the 5 training elements

There are 5 primary training elements that comprise a training program and influence endurance performance:  frequency, intensity, duration, volume, and specificity.  Do all 5 elements influence performance equally or are some more important than others?  Conventional training wisdom often suggests … Continue reading