The 80/20 Strength Program

The 80/20 Strength Program

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The 80/20 Strength ProgramClick Image To Visit SiteThat’s because there is so much information it leads to overwhelm. (Paralysis by analysis, anyone?)

Lastly, there are conflicting viewpoints. Sometimes you’ll find two experts saying exactly OPPOSITE things are what is important. Who do you believe? How do you rectify this?

My opinion: this is mis-information because the number of sets and reps actually isn’t very important compared to other factors. (I’ll get to some of those critical elements shortly…) What this means is that most of the information out there is:

And this is getting worse in 2019. Just check your social media feed. It is hard to separate the signal from the downpour of noise…

What is the 80/20 Principle? For those not familiar, it’s also known as Pareto’s Principle. That’s because economist Vilfredo Pareto here discovered a fact of life… 

To the best of my knowledge no one has really applied the 80/20 Principle to the realm of strength and fitness, not in an impactful way. Yet, if you want BIG results with less effort (not to mention less confusion) this is critically important.

Pareto found that 80% of the land in Italy was owned by 20% of the population. The more he looked, and others after him, the more he found this principle held true in ANY area. 20% owns or controls around 80% of the result. (Sometimes the numbers may be 10% and 90%. Or 95%/5%. The specifics don’t matter so much right now as the fact that the principle always holds true.) Nor is it just true in economics. It is true when it comes to fitness too. 

What that means is that 20% of your time, energy and effort spent is responsible for 80% of the results…

…And what that means is… Read more…

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