Speed Improvement Focus: PRIMER ON PERIODIZATION

As a very important training concept, Periodization is not, as many people may believe, a new discovery. As exemplified by Flavius Philostratus (AD 170-245), a Greek philosopher and sporting enthusiasm, a simple form of periodization has been used since the ancient Olympic Games. In his six
manuals on training, Phylostratus wrote extensively about the methods used by the Greek Olympians.

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