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  • noun The attempt to categorize something (e.g. history) into named periods.
  • noun weightlifting Training in segments of a few weeks or months, so that training begins at lower intensity and is gradually increased to high-intensity.

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  • Researchers have long known that the way to build strength is what they call periodization: Rest days and easier days and weeks are interspersed with periods when the weights are increased.

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  • This training process is sometimes referred to as periodization, or the managing of work/rest ratios.

    Be Excellent at Anything

  • This training process is sometimes referred to as periodization, or the managing of work/rest ratios.

    Be Excellent at Anything

  • This training process is sometimes referred to as periodization, or the managing of work/rest ratios.

    The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working

  • As coincidence, it suggests to me that colonial periodization is still very much open to fruitful debate. back

    Belongings: Property, Family, and Identity in Colonial South Africa

  • In other words, rather than impose an artificial unity or foreclose particular critical options, this argument about periodization is designed to ground an expanded range of interpretive possibility, enabling discovery of the full richness of this exciting field.

    Introduction: A History of Transatlantic Romanticism

  • This he does through a concept called periodization, in which nutrition and training guidance is presented to the athlete across four periods in a year: foundation, preparation, specialization, and transition.

    Long May You Run

  • The so-called periodization of history in particular, which has been

    PERIODIZATION IN HISTORY

  • It is called periodization in the muscle building world.

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  • It may even be said to have provided the model for this kind of "periodization" in academic literary study in the first place.

    Literary Study

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