A More In-Depth Study of Training: The Research Behind the Methodology



Misc Training

The Russian Approach

Interval Training


Injuries & Rehab

Biomechanics & Physiology


Misc Training

Bench Press Sticking Point by David J. Sandler MS, CSCS, CCS

Acute Effects of Plyometric Exercise on Maximum Squat Performance in Male Athletes - Masamoto, et. al., Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research

Comparison of Olympic vs. Traditional Powerlifting Training Programs in Football Players - Hoffman, Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research

Methods to Increase the Effectiveness of Maximal Power Training for the Upper Body - Baker, Newton, National Strength and Conditioning Association

Combining Scientific Research Into Practical Methods to Increase the Effectiveness of Maximal Power Training by Daniel Backer

The Russian Approach

The End of  "Periodization" in the Training of High Performance Sport by Yuri Verhoshansky

Programming and Organization of Training by Yuri Vehoshansky

Intensity of Strength Training Facts and Theory: Russian and Eastern European Approach by Vladmir M Zatsiorsky, Ph.D.

The Training of the Weightlifter by R. A. Roman

Training Methodology and Concepts of Dr. Anatoli Bondarchuk by G. Martin Bingisser

Interval Training

Effects of Intermittent Cycle Exercise on Intramyocellular Lipid Use and Recovery by White, et. al.

Effect of Moderate and High Intensity Weight Training on the Body Composition of Overweight Men by Rahman Rahimi, Physical Education and Sport Vol. 4, No. 2, 2006, pp. 93 - 101

Effect of Exercise Intensity on 24hr Energy Expenditure and Nutrient Oxidation by Melanson, el. al., Center for Human Nutrition, University of Colorado Health


Dietary Supplements Affect the Anabolic Hormones After Weight-Training Exercise by Chandler, et. al. (Abstract Only)

Response of Protein Synthesis in Human Skeletal Muscle to Insulin: An Investigation With L-[2H5]phenylalanine by McNurlan, et. al. (Abstract Only)

Insulin and Glucagon - Medbio.info

Essential Amino Acid and Carbohydrate Supplementation Ameliorates Muscle Protein Loss in Humans During 28 Days Bed Rest by Paddon-Jones, et. al.

Regulation of Cell Function by the Cellular Hydration State by Haussinger, et. al. (Abstract Only)

Muscle Ultrastructural Characteristics of Elite Powerlifters and Bodybuilders by MacDougall, et. al. (Abstract Only)

What Make Vessels Grow with Exercise Training by Prior, et. all.

Dynamic Actions of Glucose and Glucosamine on Hexosamine Biosynthesis in Isolated Adipocytes by Marshal, Nadeaus, and Yamasaki

Studies on the Effects of Polydextrose Intake on Physiologic Functions in Chinese People by Zhone Jie, et. al.

Health Potential of Polyols as Sugar Replacers, with Emphasis on Low Glycemic Properties by Geoffrey Livesey

The Influence of Subject's Training State on the Glycemic Index - Research Review, paper by Mettler, et. al.

Glycemic Index Effects on Fuel Partitioning in Humans - Research Review, paper by Diaz, et. al.

Slow and Fast Dietary Proteins Differently Modulate Postprandial Protein Accretion by Boirie, Dangin, Gachon, et. al.

The Digestion Rate of Protein is an Independent Regulating Factor of Postprandial Protein Retention by Dangin, Boirie, Garcia-Rodenas, et. al.

Maximal Protein Synthesis & Resistance Trained Athletes by Sergio Merino

Understanding Insulin by Eric Cressey

Protein: Moving Closer to Center Stage - Harvard School of Public Health

Absorption of Amino Acids and Peptides - R Bowen, Colorado State University

Effect of Feeding Fat Blends of Hydrogenated Oils by S. N. Jagannathan, The Journal of Nutrition

Meal Frequency and Energy Balance, Bellisle et. al. from Lyle McDonald's website.

Leucine Regulates Translation of Protein Synthesis in Skeletal Muscle After Exercise, Norton & Layman, Journal of Nutrition

Postexercise Net Protein Synthesis in Human Muscle from Orally Administered Amino Acids, Tipton et. al., American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism

Fundamental Physiology and Anatomy of the Digestive System - Colorado State Biomedical Textbooks Online

Injuries & Rehab

Acute Effects of Static and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Stretching on Muscle Strength and Power Output - Marek, et. al., Journal of Athletic Training

A Brief but Updated Scientific Look at the "F" Word: Fatigue by Alan Cocchetto, The National Forum

Evaluation of Overuse Elbow Injuries - Chumbley, O'Conner, and Nirschl M.D.

Biomechanics & Physiology

Rep Speed, Fatigue, and Motor Units by Jim Wendler

Knee Biomechanics of the Dynamic Squat Exercise by R. F. Escamilla, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise

Analogies for Understanding: Origins of Strength by Dustin Kuhl

Biochemical Aspects of Overtraining in Endurance Sports by Petibois, Cazorla, Poortmans, and Deleris, American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine

Effectiveness of a Neuromuscular and Proprioceptive Training Program - Mandelbaum, et. al., The American Journal of Sports Medicine (Abstract Only)

Biomechanics Research: The Squat, Bench Press, and Deadlift by David J. Sandler MS, CSCS, CCS

Neuromuscular Adaptations to Concurrent Strength and Endurance Training by McCarthy, et. al.