Mike Dunk, CSCS
Mike Dunk is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He holds a Specialized Honours BA in Kinesiology and Health Sciences from York University and is the former Strength and Conditioning Consultant at Durham College. Mike is currently the Owner and Founder of Sport Strength Coach. http://www.sportstrengthcoach.com
Another way to maximize your training results and ensure your are breaking through plateaus is to understand the general adaptation syndrome. If you want results, the body must adapt in the manner you want it to. And as we know, the body can adapt in positive ways and not so positive ways. Here's why.
To ensure success and results with any strength training or conditioning program, it must be designed with the following principles in mind. Effective training programs will incorporate periodization, specificity, and overload, while avoiding overtraining.