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  • v. To split (a training program) into 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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  • William Keach, in his contribution to a recent exchange on how to periodize Romanticism, argues that

    Introduction: A History of Transatlantic Romanticism

  • The question of how to periodize such works is unclear.

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  • Well, to answer the second question first, from 1913 we start to periodize history by decades.

    The V.F. Century

  • In America, which used to periodize things like architecture with sobriquets like “Colonial,” we had already had “the Gilded Age,” followed by “the 90s,” thus setting the scene for “the 20s” or “the Jazz Age” (Vanity Fair was the Jazz Age magazine): periods that are practically coterminous.

    The V.F. Century

  • Jewish apocalyptic literature had begun to periodize history, and had seen the rise of colossal empires as in a way


  • A Critical History takes on a seemingly impossible task (I am drawn to those, apparently): how to periodize the contemporary. - network culture

  • Hire someone who loves fitness, has good training skills and a great personality but may not know how to periodize a 16 week program to get 20-30 pounds of body fat off of somebody safely and effectively.

    Alwyn Cosgrove

  • Do you periodize or otherwise cycle your training?


  • With the goal of Carnival in mind, we would periodize our programme in four phases.

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  • (To periodize capitalism in this way is in no way to overlook its historical crimes, including the centuries of the African slave trade and the pillage and depopulation of the New World.)

    Upping the Anti - A Journal of Theory and Action


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