Below are a host of articles pertaining to practical training tactics and applications. Effectively these articles will provide you with new tools and strategies to think about when planning your next training block.
Why I Don’t Use Prilepin’s Chart
By Mike Tuchscherer 28 February 2018 Bottom line up front:  It wasn’t developed for Powerlifters and will have limited direct applicability.  A
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The Effect of Fatigue in Training
By Mike Tuchscherer 14 February 2018 Bottom line up front: measuring fatigue helps you make useful training choices, but will
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Should You Use Heavy Singles In Training?
by Mike Tuchscherer, 10 Jan 2018 In 2013 I met Boris Sheiko at a seminar he was conducting in Vicenza,
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Recovery and Training Throughput
by Mike Tuchscherer, 27 December 2017 Doing a lot of training volume doesn’t matter much if you can’t recover from
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Deloading Effectively
by Mike Tuchscherer, 20 December  2017 Deloading is taking an easy week every third or fourth week, right? Well… That’s
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Log Your Training!
by Mike Tuchscherer, 14 December  2017 Back in 2008, we had a training log app on the RTS website.  For
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How to Use RPE in Your Training *Correctly*
By Mike Tuchscherer, 5 December 2017   You may see people using the term “RPE” regarding their training, but not
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What is “Squishing” in Powerlifting?
By Mike Tuchscherer, 14 November 2017   One of the general movement deficiencies I identify in the powerlifts is “squishing”, but
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Correcting Max-Effort Technical Deviations
Correcting Max-Effort Technical Deviations By Mike Tuchscherer, 10 September 2017 I’ve written before about why I think including assistance work is
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High Stress Training Weeks
High Stress Training Weeks By Mike Tuchscherer, 3 October 2017 From the inbox: “Why vary weekly fatigue percents at all? Why not move
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