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04/10/2017

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Michael Ishøi

Dear Joe,
This is... a really good post which momentarily brings back memories of Jan Olbrecht's incredible work - thank you!

slimdog1

Joe,

Seems most get "active" recovery wrong and it's advisable to plan for "passive" recovery days. Plus, many need to rest the mind and recharge mentally for the next workout.

Michael Ishøi

slimdog,

In response to your reply, it also seems to me that most get the course of training adaptions wrong. I think, that to many people overlook the phase of stabilization and especially the length of it which follows the first phase of fast adaptions. I won't go into details, but to many simply train to hard on meso-cyclus level and miss the "wave pattern", and therefore miss the desired adaptions.

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