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I typically use Saturdays to finish up the accessory training that I don't have time to complete during the week. While this training session varies slightly depending on what I'm able to accomplish Mon-Fri, it usually looks pretty similar. In other words, my microcycles usually only vary by a couple of exercises being swapped around to different days. The main lifts are almost always held constant.
While flexible nonlinear periodization (moving training days around based on feel) is a great tool, MOST of the time you should probably be keeping your training schedule very consistent. This will engrain training consistency and keep fatigue consistent between sessions on a weekly basis.
If you start moving things around too much, there's a good chance you'll wind up just skipping certain movements - or you'll put yourself in a hole where it's impossible to finish all of the work for the week. It is also somewhat common for people to say, "Well, I am beat up today so I will give myself a couple extra days of rest before my next squat session." Don't get me wrong, there is certainly a time and place for this, but again, doing this too frequently will make your fatigue between sessions very inconsistent. Some sessions might be super easy because you've essentially given yourself a mini-taper while others feel impossible because you have to squeeze the training in without much time to recover.
Lastly, keep in mind that achieving complete recovery and feeling great each session is simply not realistic - nor should it be he primary goal within the middle of a mesocycle. You're probably going to be mildly under-recovered (if we say that a taper would yield 100% recovery) most of the time. If your goal is to feel amazing every session, you probably won't end up training hard enough to induce strength/hypertrophy adaptations ••• #consistencyiskey🔑 #weebstrong #iamaporkcutletbowl #periodization #usapl #usaplmichigan #83kg #dup #naturalbodybuilding #natty #flex #denovonutrition