I'd like some opinions on this. How many of you practice it? What have your results been like? If you've done it, how long will you go for on a Power, Endurance or Strength phase? What lengths of time do you think would work best? Do you typically follow this periodization or do you just go with what feels right?
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Originally posted by spideyongear
I'd like some opinions on this. How many of you practice it?
*** I practice this method as does everyone else who routinely changes their program.
What have your results been like?
*** The results have been great as it has allowed me to progress gradually. Now the same could be said for those that don't religiously pratice this method so it is not the best method but it does work quite well.
If you've done it, how long will you go for on a Power, Endurance or Strength phase?
*** You could phase the cycles acording to your goals. Athletes and BB's will require different cycles.
Generally speaking a cycle which is broken down into smaller cycles can last anywhere from 1 week up to 3 years.
I mentioned this in a thread to Tryska.
What lengths of time do you think would work best? Do you typically follow this periodization or do you just go with what feels right?
*** This again is dependant on the phase that you are in. For example if one were in a hypertrophy phase their cycle could be anywhere from 4-12 weeks depending on the amount of muscle that was the goal. People who typically just change their program as they go along as or as seen fit can be lumped under what is known as the "Conjugated Method".
I think that all this will be covered with Powermans forthcoming article.
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