Three Different Aspects of Training Load Monitoring

In 2014 I wrote Training Load Monitoring – Seeing the Big Picture where I have outlined a simple model for training load monitoring. In this video, I am expanding that model as well as modifying it to depict my current thought process regarding the topic.

In the video below I am also discussing the following:

  • The relationship between performance, training load, adaptation and readiness
  • Training load and readiness quadrants
  • Decision-making quadrant from my article for Aspetar Journal
  • Three different aspects of training load monitoring with the special emphasis on “game normalization”

As with most models, this one is a simplification that is good enough to get yourself oriented in complexities of training load monitoring. I am looking forward hearing your thoughts and feedback about the material provided.


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