Table 3. Strength and conditioning session classifications and their most prevalent descriptive key terms.
General Dimensions Common Sessions Unique Sessions
Higher Order Themes Strength Metabolic conditioning Power Hypertrophy
Session Classifications Max Strength Circuits
Descriptive key Codes 1-5 reps
Max loads
Olympic lift
Upper body push
Upper body pull
Multiple sets
Accessory work
Multiple exercises
Low load
30-45 s
15-30 s rest
30-45 min
3-5 sets
3-5 reps
50-80% 1 rep max
Accessory work
3-4 sets
8-20 reps
Close to failure
Around 30 s rest
Accessory shoulder and arm work