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Hey @Brett Jones ! Bought the video and the e-book yesterday, great content. Quick question ... you referenced your "Riding the Wave" article from the SF site (Ride the Wave: How to Program for Progress | StrongFirst) ... does this section from the article mean to change both weight and volume from session to session (IC session, S&S session, etc.), or to change one or the other?
@Sean Mulcahy I am a bit confused too ............. further on in the article I get the impression that all sessions in a particular week were done with the 32(see italics below) ............... but elsewhere the idea of intensity is introduced and intensity can be waved by either changing the weight or the reps. To get the best most definitive answer I think we would need to buy the Plan Strong course materials
Right before I sat down to compose this article, I did five ladders with one, two, and three reps, with my 32kg kettlebell, for a total of 30 single-arm presses. In a couple of days’ time, I’ll do five singles with that same bell. That will be my light day. Then later in the week, I’ll do my medium day, which will be comprised of five ladders of single and double reps with the 32kg kettlebell, so 15 reps in total.
I get the impression (ie I do not really know and cannot quote anything) that its healthy to wave the weight as well but do more reps at lower weights .................... ie this line .....
Let’s define intensity as a percentage of either your one repetition maximum load (1RM), or your maximal number of repetitions, which we can use to define the weight of the kettlebell(s) you’re using.
The above implies that intensity can be waved by changing the weight or the reps
I guess the only way to really know is to do the Plan Strong course before trying to read too much into that one Article