Wave loading – a different rep-scheme for strength

If you’re a beginner just starting or started with strength training, then rep-schemes should be the least of your concerns. Stick to 5x5. Universally across most domains this just works best. Get good at the specific movements and get strong! Your progress will be way faster and way more unpredictable than any rep-scheme could predict. … Continue reading Wave loading – a different rep-scheme for strength

Competition preparation do’s and dont’s

Preparing for a competition in most sports should be so simple, yet so many people get it wrong - even experienced athletes. This great quote says it all: You can’t win a competition in the last week of preparation - but you CAN lose it! People suddenly get worried that they haven’t done everything right, … Continue reading Competition preparation do’s and dont’s

Downsides of bodyweight routines: back muscles

I originally planned to write a single post on some of the downsides of bodyweight routines, but as I started collecting notes and writing I realised that it was probably better to write individual posts, each focusing on areas where bodyweight routines seems to be inferior or at least needs some attention to compete with … Continue reading Downsides of bodyweight routines: back muscles

Reduce pre-workout supplement sleep problems

How do you get to sleep normally while taking pre-workout supplements? Some people do not experience any problems, but for a lot of people preworkout supplements messes with their sleep. The easy way to avoid this of course is to just skip the pre-workout altogether, but I know from my own experience how tough this … Continue reading Reduce pre-workout supplement sleep problems

Trouble sleeping because of pre-workout supplements?

One of the most important factors behind a good workout, is energy and a focused mind. One of the most important factors behind muscle growth and enhanced performance is adequate sleep. But could your pursuit of a good workout be limiting your ability to get a good nights sleep? I can’t really recall when I … Continue reading Trouble sleeping because of pre-workout supplements?