Mark's books stem from his background as a physical education instructor, a fitness instructor, a classroom teacher in Christian education, and a degree in Biblical Theology. It is his desire to encourage people in their physical and spiritual development through his books and writing. In addition to his books, his writing can be found on his blogs including:
sports and fitness parables.com
In the midst of three separate physical diseases, God showed himself faithful to Gerald Sherwood through a combination of divine healing and medical intervention. In this book, Gerald shares his personal testimony of his healing and recovery and how his confidence in God grew to sustain him in his darkest hour.
Knowing how many sets to do in order to optimize the results of your strength training workouts does not have to be a mystery. Finding your own workload capacity is the key. Once you learn how to do this, you can individualize the number of sets that you do to match your own workload capacity. Strength Training Capacity shows you how.
Strength training thresholds help answer the questions: How many sets? How many reps? How hard should you push yourself for best results if you want to gain strength? When you understand how to train according to strength training thresholds, it takes the guess work out of training and allows you to workout with strength specific precision.
If you have stopped gaining strength in spite of diligent training, you are experiencing a training plateau. What causes a plateau? Most likely the pattern that kills progress is unknowingly being used. With a shift in your approach to workouts, you can avoid this problem and start gaining strength again. The instructions in Overcoming Strength Training Plateaus will show you how.