by Jake Sterny I’m laughing really hard right now because the title applied to this piece is really a farce. No one person tends to feel the same as another when prepping for a competition especially if they are peaking. However, there are some similarities that I’ve picked up on during my time as an athlete and coach. What is peaking? Peaking in a traditional sense simply means that we are attempting to prepare the body to exceed its base level of performance at the time of competition by programming weeks consisting of lower volume(lower rep ranges) and higher intensity(higher weights). In other words if you’ve been performing [...]
In today's episode, we interview all of the Competitors from the 2018 Youth Nationals. Spoiler Alert: Izzy is the national champ!