Contrast vs. Complex Training

In the strength training circles, there is usually a debate trying to find out which program is better than others, and researchers from Spain tried to answer that question by doing a meta-analysis comparing contrast with complex training.

The results of the study showed that both types of intervention improve athletic performance by virtually the same magnitude. In practical terms, the application of one or the other will mainly depend on the needs, moment of training, and preparedness of the athlete

Contrast vs. Complex Training

Empowering Your Training Choices: A Data-Driven Approach

As you navigate the realm of strength and power training, this meta-analysis stands as a beacon of informed decision-making.

The intricacies of Contrast and Complex Training have been unveiled, allowing you to tailor your approach based on your athletes' unique requirements.

Empower your training regimen with evidence-backed insights, and forge a path to enhanced performance.

Complex and Contrast Training

Does Strength and Power Training Sequence Affect Performance-Based Adaptations in Team Sports? A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Link to the Study:


J Strength Cond Res. 2020 May;34(5):1461-1479. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000003493.


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