||Creating a long-term periodization plan for the fitness enthusiast can be a daunting task for many coaches and trainers. Add in the contradictory information currently available on periodization planning and the task of program design can be overwhelming, especially if a client is not an athlete. The Flexible Periodization Method describes a flexible, result-producing way of creating individualized, long-term training programs for the fitness enthusiast, world class athlete and everybody in between. Section one reviews the 16 features of the Flexible Periodization Method. Learn how to combine strength and energy systems training for maximal results. Section two describes seven block templates that can be used to create a plan. Each block addresses specific program variables, allowing for a flexible combination of macrocycles. Section three describes how to combine the seven blocks to create a macrocycle. No matter the goal of a client, there is a combination that can be developed to create an individualized plan. The final section 8 Key Steps to Create a Training Program outlines the recipe that all trainers and coaches should follow when designing a program. Interspersed throughout the book are photos and brief profiles of athletes and clients who have achieved success using the Flexible Periodization Method.