Periodize: Perfect Your Short-term Plan

Week plan, microcycle, example (Aagaard, 2012) By Marina Aagaard, MFE Top Tip  First a super workout, then of course recovery.  A nice mix of work and rest, wouldn't you agree? That's the way to maximize results for all to see and avoid fatique, overtraining, stress and injury. In periodization the long-term plan, the macrocycle, and the …

Periodize: Perfect Your Long-term Plan

Long-term plan, macro cycle, an example (Aagaard, 2012). Marina Aagaard, MFE Top Tip Reach your goals! Make a plan. What do you say? For better programs and workouts, that is the way. Outline the long-term, then the short-term, it's simple, o.k.? You want to optimize your workout results? Then periodization is for you. First step …

Lunge Lunger Lungest

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Lunge, lunges; An Excellent Exercise: Strengthens and tones all of the lower body muscles and improves function, core stability and balance at the same time. A true Functional Exercise; improves everyday life and sports performance.  Top Tip  Want strong legs and knees, that 'last'? And to look like the Baywatch cast? …