Periodization is a training technique that attempts to time workouts in accordance with the body's ability to recover, so that new stimulus occurs whenever the body is at an optimum state of recovery, and never when the body is still strongly weakened from a previous effort. Typically the term is ...

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What should I do if I can't complete my program's prescribed workout?

This is a general question, but I'll give some specifics to fill it in. I'm on the Texas Method periodization program. On Monday, I was unable to complete the prescribed workout of a 5lb increase in ...