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Excerpts — Athletic Development

Defining supercompensation training

The body is always seeking to maintain a state of homeostasis so it will constantly adapt to the stress from its environment. Training is simply the manipulation of the application of stress and the body’s subsequent adaptation to that stress.

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Monitoring training is critical for success

Training is a repeating (rollover) process consisting of four steps: assessment, planning, implementation, and monitoring.

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Learn the variation or fartlek method

One method of work capacity development is the variation, or fartlek, method.

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