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Training Advancement

Burn this into your skull: there is no amount of weight that qualifies you as not a novice.

If you have never trained with weights, or you are coming back from a layoff of a month or greater from regular training, you are functionally untrained. 205 more words

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Stress and Adaptation

Stress is any demand imposed upon the body.

Adaptation is how the body responds to the load imposed by the stress.

In the case of strength, when a stress is imposed, the body adapts by building more muscle and making bones more dense. 310 more words

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Why Strength Training is so important

There are a couple of very simple reasons we want to make strength training the cornerstone of exercising.

  • Strength training accumulates over time.
    • Strength training is a lot like a mutual fund; staying invested in it means you’ll enjoy compounding interest over time.
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Exercise versus training

Probably the most important thing to remember is that there’s exercise, and there’s training, and only some of the time is exercising considered to also be training. 245 more words

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3 Reasons You Should Take the Time to Fix Your PowerPoint Decks

We’ve all been there: a presentation, a training, a sales pitch, something. The presenter sets up the projector and blasts a bare bones presentation (or worse, crazy fonts and no contrast). 262 more words

Training Matters

Does Your Training Need a Key Narrative?

One of the biggest problems with orientation programs (especially long orientation programs) is that it is unclear how all of the information fits together. If your learner has to make up their own connections, they will waste a lot of their limited memory space doing so, and learn less. 208 more words

Learning Organizations

Making an Orientation Program: Selecting Skills

Once you have identified your guiding values and given your learners a decision making framework, it is time to start listing out what it is they need to know how to do. 191 more words

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