Leonidas Papadakis | Off season
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During the transition phase it would be advisable to limit the losses in your physical condition, creating the basis on which the preparation phase will be build and repair vulnerabilities of past injuries that might exist.
The endurance program is indicative as to the running tempos where it would be good to see the results of your fitness tests. In program endurance1 you can choose training below the anaerobic threshold or to be sure below 85% M.H.R , while in program endurance2 you can work on your maximum aerobic speed.
In the strength training program you put as much kilos as you need to be within the range of repetitions i write with a focus on proper technical execution.
Do not forget the core training due to its cohesiveness in the training process (see the maximising sports performance section of the site).
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The program is designed for a 6-week break with the first two operating as a discharge period, and gradually the next 4 to place strength and endurance training units to reduce losses and creation of a good training enviroment (click on the photos to watch the schedule).
... maybe the worst thing you can do is to let yourself for six weeks starting again from zero point ...