Autoregulation at Scale — How RepOne Individualizes Velocity Targets

Implementing autoregulated principles on a team scale isn’t trivial. At the surface the problem is relatively approachable, with simple tools like APRE templates, 1RM calculators, or VBT devices a coach can prescribe a relatively simple program to a team and athletes can start regulating their training loads without any specific preparation. The caveat in the above methods is in the philosophy.

Autoregulation taken to its logical conclusion is simple to describe. The coach always knows the athlete’s current strength level, and the training stimulus is reflective of that information. Hidden in that simple phrase is something deviously complex:

"The coach always knows the athlete’s current strength level"

It is impossible to imagine a future technology that will enable the coach to not only perfectly assess the athletes' strength level but also do so at all times...

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