Managing Training Stress
“Whether you’re looking for improved performance, health, or aesthetics, management of stress is crucial.
Simply, training stress has a relationship to an event. These events can have both negative and positive affects on one’s mental and physical health.
In the training arena, stress can be manipulated to disrupt homeostasis and, when applied appropriately, the resulting disruption leads to positive changes – but whether it’s a positive or a negative change depends upon the expertise of the programmer.
This is where I see the biggest problem in our industry – lack of forethought by trainers when programming volume and intensity.
I see this most often in the growing area of “General Physical Preparation (GPP)” training, specifically, armed forces and law enforcement professionals who require a high-level…