There is no doubt that the training programmes employed by strength and conditioning professionals are more sophisticated than ever before, employing a wide variety of systems and methodologies. These programmes are meticulously planned, and based on a whole host of scientific information. Despite this, it must always be kept in mind that no matter how sophisticated and well planned our training programmes, the gains our athletes can expect to make will always be dependent upon the relationship between stress and recovery and we will only be able to optimise performance when we can optimally balance training stress and subsequent recovery.
|Pages (from-to)||4 - 12|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Professional Strength and Conditioning|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2007|