Amy Ashmore holds a Ph.D. in Kinesiology from the University of Texas at Austin and an MS in Exercise & Sports Sciences from Florida State University. Amy is the author of the upcoming book Timing Resistance Training for Performance (Human Kinetics June 2019). She has over 30 years of sports & fitness industry and academic leadership experience. Amy is the author of dozens of articles, blogs, and continuing education programs recognized by National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA), Board of Certification (BOC), Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa), American Council on Exercise (ACE), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and many more. She is the former Program Director for Sports Sciences and Management at the American Military University (AMU. Prior to managing the AMU program, Amy was a Professor with University of Tampa, College of Southern Nevada, and American Military University.
Along with volume, the load is arguably the most important strength training programming variable. Although high-intensity loads are undoubtedly effective to build muscle and develop strength and power, new research [...]