Background A tapering period as it relates to powerlifting is a period of time, usually 7-14 days, possibly more, where training variables (volume, intensity, frequency etc) are manipulated in order to dissipate fatigue and ‘peak’ performance for a particular day. More often than not when I have an athlete who is new to tapering I […]
What are AMRAP sets? An AMRAP set is a set of a particular exercise where you perform as many reps as you can possibly complete with a given weight. AMRAP sets should also be done with correct and safe technique, even under fatigue. Do not sacrifice form for a couple more reps. We don’t want […]
2014 is quickly becoming another huge year for Team NPS. Our sponsored athletes for this year have had a big part to play in the growth and success of our community and we could not be more proud of them!
Here’s a quick video showing you how to enter your own macros into MyFitnessPal without using percentages. Link mentioned in video: http://karoshiethos.com/2013/08/13/ja…
Mike Schaid and Bryce Lewis with part 2 answering questions asked by subscribers and followers. Like, share, comment and subscribe if you enjoyed the video! Q5 (0:21): Hey guys! This one should be fun to discuss… Different ways you have approached tapering and peaking for a meet. What have you found most successful? What have you found […]
Mike Schaid and Bryce Lewis with part 1 of answering questions asked by subscribers and followers. Like, share, comment and subscribe if you enjoyed the video! Q1 (0:40): What are the possible causes for night sweats, particularly when cutting? Outside the obvious of peri/menopause Q2: (3:15): How Many days a week do your athletes weight […]
It is a great honour that Eric Helms of 3Dmusclejourney has agreed to be interviewed by me, on behalf of Natural Physique Sciences. Eric has been an invaluable mentor to me, in both bodybuilding and academics. Eric holds a laundry list of certifications including being a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), a Level 1 […]