Over the next several weeks we are going to send articles and release podcasts and specific aspects of programming for athletes, and variables that must be considered when writing a year long training program. This weeks topic is the residual affect of training.
Why is this important? Because the timing of training a specific quality in an athlete is of course important, and the longevity that the quality sticks around after you stop training it determines when you should train it in a yearly calendar. Some training programs circumvent this by training all qualities in some form year round, others use a block system where they train qualities in a successive manner, stacking one on top of another. However, the residual affect of training is important in both regards. Read below to find out more!