Nicki Winfield Almquist, PhD, is a post-doctoral researcher at University of Copenhagen, Denmark. In this interview, we discuss a recent study comparing the effects of 12 weeks of block periodisation with "best practice" cyclic, progressive traditional periodisation, as well as the general consensus on different periodisation patterns.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-Defining block periodisation and cyclic, progressive traditional periodisation
-Previous evidence showing some benefits of using a block periodisation approach vs. traditional periodisation
-The findings of this new, more methodologically solid comparison of block and traditional periodisation
-Block periodisation as a tool in the toolbox
-Conclusions on the science and practice of periodisation patterns
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