F.I.T.T. Principle

Ever heard of the F.I.T.T. Principle? If not, read on – it’s important to anyone wanting to progress in their chosen sport. So you have a training programme but are you following the F.I.T.T. Principle? Well you should be. It’s a set of guidelines that will help you get the best out of your training and it stands for: Frequency: how often you train Intensity: the level of effort you put into each session Type: the activity you are doing Time: the duration of a session Lets expand on those a bit, so you know what you’re doing and why … Continue reading

By request – Recovery Techniques – addendum

I’ve mentioned the FITT principle before, Frequency Intensity Type Time This comes into avoiding DOMS in quite a significant way, and I can’t quite believe I missed it off the first post – it deserves its own little addendum as it’s fairly important. If you look at your training schedule – those 4 things are fairly key in working it out. If you go ahead and change any one of those 4 things significantly in any given workout, (small increments are fine, I’m talking about quantum shifts), or if you change to a higher level on more than one of … Continue reading