Minimum Effective Dose vs Maximal Recoverable Value

Here are two concepts that are starting to be used a lot when talking about strength training. I became aware of the concepts via Dr. Mike Israetel from Renaissance Periodization. Minimum effective dose (MED) has also been popularized by Tim…

Stress Recovery Adaptation

Probably one of the most misunderstood concepts in training concepts would be the Stress Recovery Adaptation cycle. In simple terms, you must place your body under stress, then give it time to recover, after which your body has adapted to…