A Christian Guide to Body Stewardship, Diet and Exercise

Chapter 8: Exercise Programming 176 Figure 8.2. Inverse Relationship Between Figure 8.3. Relationship Between Intensity Intensity, Volume and Frequency Volume and Frequency and Performance Other Exercise Programming Variables In addition to intensity, volume and frequency, there are several other important exercise programming variables to consider. Some of these variables include specificity, recovery, and variation. Israetel et al. (2015) proposes there is a hierarchy in terms of exercise programming variables (Figure 8.4). In essence, some variables are more important than others in terms of their role and influence and therefore should receive priority. Figure 8.4. Hierarchy of Training Variables