Strength Cycle Fall 2021

Strength Cycle Fall 2021

Welcome to the 6-week Strength Phase in the Evolved programs. This 6-week Strength cycle will be followed by a DELOAD week, and then a 4-week “metabolite” phase. Strength cycles are a vital piece of programming Hypertrophy. There are certainly those who believe that...
Intensity over Volume

Intensity over Volume

The spectrum of variables in training provides the lab for experimentation. The primary variables we can manipulate are Volume (the “dose” of total work), Relative Intensity (proximity to failure) and Frequency. Volume has been heralded as the main driver of...
The Daily Undulating Periodization Cycle

The Daily Undulating Periodization Cycle

Daily Undulating Periodization (DUP) is a way of structuring training where different rep ranges are targeted throughout the week. The pinnacle study on DUP versus block periodization occurred in 2002 by Rhea and colleagues. (A comparison of linear and daily...