Muscles and Management

Episode #139 Programming: Individualization, Specification, Planning and Timing to Build Better Athletes with Zach Dechant

February 10, 2021 Gerry DeFilippo Season 3 Episode 139
Muscles and Management
Episode #139 Programming: Individualization, Specification, Planning and Timing to Build Better Athletes with Zach Dechant
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Muscles and Management
Episode #139 Programming: Individualization, Specification, Planning and Timing to Build Better Athletes with Zach Dechant
Feb 10, 2021 Season 3 Episode 139
Gerry DeFilippo

*SHOW TIMESTAMPS FEATURED AT THE END*

In this episode Gerry welcomes Zach Dechant back on the show! After an amazing first episode last year, Zach returns to talk everything regarding programming.

To start, Gerry and Zach talk about some benefits of lower sprint volume for athletes and preserving the nervous system throughout a training week, while also maintaining a balance of still providing stimulus.

From there, the conversation turns to individualization and changing loading vs. variations, programming for youth athletes and the real meaning of sport specificity.

For athletes and coaches alike, this is a must listen to understand the intricacies of program development to best serve athletic development.

Episode Timestamps

4:00 - What Is New with Zach

5:35 - Less Is More

12:30 - Holistic Approach

20:30 - Changing the Mindset of Coaches and Organizations

26:50 - Rotation

34:00 - Old Logic - Poles

44:25 - Loads for Different Athletes

49:30 - Youth Programing

57:33 - Preparing Athletes for Their Sport & Misconceptions

1:09:00 - Closing Thoughts

Support the show (http://www.challengerstrength.com)

Show Notes

*SHOW TIMESTAMPS FEATURED AT THE END*

In this episode Gerry welcomes Zach Dechant back on the show! After an amazing first episode last year, Zach returns to talk everything regarding programming.

To start, Gerry and Zach talk about some benefits of lower sprint volume for athletes and preserving the nervous system throughout a training week, while also maintaining a balance of still providing stimulus.

From there, the conversation turns to individualization and changing loading vs. variations, programming for youth athletes and the real meaning of sport specificity.

For athletes and coaches alike, this is a must listen to understand the intricacies of program development to best serve athletic development.

Episode Timestamps

4:00 - What Is New with Zach

5:35 - Less Is More

12:30 - Holistic Approach

20:30 - Changing the Mindset of Coaches and Organizations

26:50 - Rotation

34:00 - Old Logic - Poles

44:25 - Loads for Different Athletes

49:30 - Youth Programing

57:33 - Preparing Athletes for Their Sport & Misconceptions

1:09:00 - Closing Thoughts

Support the show (http://www.challengerstrength.com)