Periodization reading list

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Periodization reading list

Post by stuward » Wed May 19, 2010 9:55 am

Periodization: Theory and Methodology of Training  By Tudor O. Bompa, G.Gregory Haff

Practical Programming for Strength Training by Mark Rippetoe, Lon Kilgore

Optimizing strength training: designing nonlinear periodization workouts By William J. Kraemer, Steven J. Fleck

The following 2 books cover a broad area and include periodization as one part.

Supertraining by Siff & Verkhoshansky

Science and practice of strength training By Vladimir M. Zatsiorsky, William J. Kraemer



There is also lots of information on the internet. Check the sites of leaders in your field. For example in powerlifting, you will want to read articles by Fred Hatfield, Louis Simmonds, Dave Tate, Kenny Croxdale etc.

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