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Endurance Sports on FIRE! | Ryan Riell interviews the top athletes, coaches and industry leaders in endurance sports!

Endurance Sports on Fire brings together the top athletes, coaches and industry leaders in endurance sports to share their hard earned lessons on how to be successful and at the top of your game!
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Apr 12, 2016

60: Block Periodization

Block periodization provides coaches with the opportunity to structure an athletes training program with a newfound level of flexibility. Block periodization is a sequence of autonomous stages woven together, to create a full year. It consists of three cycles (accumulation, transmutation and realization) that can each last from 7 days to 3 months, depending upon the athlete, the time of year and their goals.

 

Block periodization improves upon some of the flaws found in classical periodization, to include:

 

  • Conflicting physiological responses from “mixed” training
  • Excessive fatigue elicited by prolonged periods of multi-targeted training
  • Insufficient training stimulus from medium to low concentrations of mixed training
  • Inability to peak for multiple races through an entire season

 

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