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Undulating Load for Strength Gain: How Does It Work?

What Does Undulating Load Involve for Gaining Strength? The systematic variation of training stimuli, known as periodization, is effective in optimizing responses to power training (“American College of Sports Medicine Position Stand,” 2009). For this reason, there has been considerable interest in comparing different periodization strategies to assess their relative effectiveness. For example, in a …