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Jake Duncan
06-26-2013, 11:41 AM
I have a few questions regarding the completion of a training cycle. Should I retest all maxes? How long should I wait before beginning another cycle? Any insight appreciated.

Greg Everett
06-26-2013, 01:51 PM
You should have tested your primary maxes (sn, cj, squat) during the last cycle. If you're dying to test specific lifts that you have not, you may take a transition week or two and do so before starting a new cycle. Otherwise, you would begin a new cycle immediately with possible 1 transition week between if you're feeling beat up or have not had any downtime in several months.

Jake Duncan
06-26-2013, 02:26 PM
Thank you. This will actually be my first complete training cycle with this site's programming. I did test squat snatch and cj before beginning it. I wouldn't say I'm dying to test maxes, but I do think I could set a couple. Thanks for the response. Is there a significant reason to follow the chronological programming of the site or could I try random cycles and see what happens?