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Best books for periodization training

Periodization is the practice of dividing training into specific cycles, with each cycle targeting a specific physiological adaption. Get the help you need with these books to create a periodized training plan based on length, training goals, training background or physiological needs.

Periodization of Strength Training for Sports

Proven periodization programs for 30 sports

Periodization of Strength Training for Sports - Periodization of Strength Training for Sports demonstrates how to use periodized workouts to peak at optimal times by manipulating strength training variables through six training phases—anatomical adaptation, hypertrophy, maximum strength, conversion to specific strength, maintenance, and peaking.



Structure optimal training plans for exceptional performance

Periodization - Tudor O. Bompa, the pioneer of periodization training, and Carlo A. Buzzichelli, one of the world's foremost experts on training methods, use scientific support and their expertise to teach you how to maximize training gains with periodization.


Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning - Developed by the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, Fourth Edition, is the fundamental preparation text for the CSCS exam as well as a definitive reference that strength and conditioning professionals will consult in everyday practice.


Science and Development of Muscle Hypertrophy

Follow science-based guidelines to increase muscle size

Science and Development of Muscle Hypertrophy - Written by Brad Schoenfeld, PhD, a leading authority on muscle hypertrophy, Science and Development of Muscle Hypertrophy, Second Edition, is the definitive resource for strength and conditioning professionals, researchers, and instructors seeking information on muscle hypertrophy.


High-Performance Training for Sports

Develop the complete athlete with a total-training guide

High-Performance Training for Sports - High-Performance Training for Sports, Second Edition, presents effective athlete conditioning protocols and programs from the most respected international strength and conditioning specialists and sport physiotherapists.


Science and Practice of Strength Training

Apply scientific explanations to the practice of strength training

Science and Practice of Strength Training - Science and Practice of Strength Training addresses the complexity of strength training programs while providing advice in customizing programs for athletes and other populations. It covers velocity training, intensity, timing, exercises, injury prevention, overtraining, and athlete monitoring.