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Implement new ideas gradually into your program. I have always believed that the order of exercises in a combination should be chosen in a way that avoids interruption, providing a smooth, continuous motion. Alternating repetition of two major lift exercises.

The two exercises I am referring to be called Javorek’s Complex 1, and Javorek’s Complex 2, with barbells or dumbbells.

The weights can vary session to session and time to time. Most often, we’ll do three to five reps of each exercise for three to five sets without a rest. Compled a general recommendation for both, Barbell and Dumbbell Complex exercises is to do without a break in the motions.

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Instead, they test for 5 RM and add 10 kg to that figure to determine the approximate 1 RM. Being an athlete, I learned that the coaches do not give too much time and attention for rebuilding an athlete muscular-tendonal consitioning. Combine the general conditioning exercises with specific conditioning exercises for each sport. Gradually implement what you consider the most appropriate.

Discuss with the athletes about the program.

It is also very important to find the optimal weight for each athlete to have the required benefit of these exercises. Complex multiple major lift exercise combinations. From that reason I conditionihg as necessary to modify the chronological order of the exercises, working out different body segments.

One of my personal favorite complexes is three power snatches, three overhead squats, three behind the neck presses. Never be satisfied with your program.

I started my sport career as a violin player. In my training programs, I make a distinction between the major lift exercises: On one hand, I disagree- the’re superbly conditioned for lifting heavy in a meet. Tasnadi became a silver medalist in weightlifting in the Olympic Games.


My philosophy is that using more exercise variations avoids monotony, injury, excites higher level motor functions, the neuro-muscular coordination, and achieve a more complete athletic preparation. Complex Conditioning originally published Friday, Conditionig 22, 9: Complex Combination Lift Exercises with Dumbbells: Every conditioning program I start with a two-week introductory program in which conditiobing technique is emphasized.

Complex Conditioning — McKenna’s Gym

Combined Dumbbell and Barbell Training. Javorek’s book reflects the importance of variation in exercise design, and in it you’ll find not just dumbbell and barbell exercises but also dips, pull-ups, box jumps and walking lunges. My opinion is that exercising with dumbbells is more dynamic.

Respect the rules of periodization. His training prescriptions reflect this philosophy, such as the one he refers to as his “Tremendous Pleasure” workout oh, did I mention that Javorek has a sense of humor?

I developed for specific endurance sports like cycling, cross country, wrestling, etc. In the clean and jerk he went from 50 kg in August up to One other thing to remember is that it is essential to have perfect body coonditioning, perfect technique of execution, and full range of motion, when performing these exercises.

Include general and individual exercises in the program, condihioning whether the program is designed for individual or team sports. Personally, I enjoy the complexes because they give me a decent amount of work in a short amount of time.

I do not mean to imply that my athletes improved and still improve only due to these exercises, but I can say that I am convinced about of their benefits. For example, we will take the conditioing and do three cleans, followed immediately by three front squats, followed immediately by three push presses, then repeat as many times as necessary.

It is important not to change the order navorek the exercises or to do them with too fast a rhythm. It is very important to know the theoretical and biomechanical description of new exercises, which should enable coaches ocmplex spot and correct improper exercise technique.


Some are doing Steve Pulcinella’s StrongWoman contest in October, and others just want to get a little more cardiovascular capacity, and some, including me, need to lose bodyfat. Here are two outstanding examples: For dumbbell exercises of course we divide this 10 kg plus weight in two equal part 5 kg for right and 5 kg for left hand. Here are a few: Also for a remarkable javlrek stimulation of this exercise, the number of repetition for each exercise could be gradually increased.

Complex Conditioning

These goals require a bit more than heavy doubles and singles in the lifts; but we need to do conditioning in our workouts which won’t effect our strength. Also persons with back injuries feel more comfortable with Complex 3, and 4, Barbell Complex 5. On the beginning should be practiced just partial or the integral Complex V, but with less repetitions. It is satisfying to receive positive feedback about a program.

For very tall athletes and the ceiling is low or for persons who are working out at home in a basement, I added an extra choice of seated variations of certain exercises in order to be able of performing the Complex exercises properly. Here are some variations of these three categories: Gather as much detailed information as possible about the program. Remember, your athletes are probably not world champions.

Include all possible conditioning variations in the program: Not until spring or for several sports fall or winter the preparation begins for the next season, does increased strength become a priority. If it is possible, try the new elements or programs on your own or on small number of athletes. The result of a mathematical-statistic calculation indicates the degree of correlation between aim and effect the desired goals and the achieved performancewhich is the reflection of efficiency of a method used in preparation.

Javorek, an ethnic Hungarian born in Romania, became a head weightlifting and conditioning coach.