Programming Theory

Dr Quinn Henoch on weightlifting programming and when to deload

Dr. Quinn Henoch | When does the Progression End?

When it comes to writing or following a weightlifting program, weightlifters often find themselves adding weight or volume every single week, arbitrarily deloading every fourth week, operating within a 3-1 mesocycle paradigm. But does it have to be this way? If not, then at what point do we cash in our chips and deload, ‘saving’ …

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Ian Wilson performing a snatch pull with 170kg at the 2017 Weightlifting World Championships

Programming Theory (Part 1) | Specificity

Joshua Gibson’s presentation at the Rogue HQ last weekend on Programming Theory inspired us to go through the five pillars of a successful training program on The Weightlifting House Podcast. We will cover one of the following five pillars each episode: Specificity Overload Variation Fatigue Management Individual Differences Specificity The following my adaptation of the …

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