Iron Beaver Weightlifting

Corvallis, OR Based Olympic Weightlifting, Personal Training, and Youth Fitness Facility.

Advanced Tapering Programs

Advanced Tapering Programs


This program is designed for athletes who are preparing to compete in a competition and are looking for an effective peaking program to prepare them physically to have an optimal performance. This program is a package of tapering programs. It includes 3 different types of tapers each with its own benefits.

This program is best for athletes who are handling a fairly high amount of volume load and are experienced athletes, ie have been doing resistance training for more then 3 years.

Step Taper: Is for athletes who are coming out of a extremely physically demanding block of training or the athlete who has decided to compete at the last minute and needs a tapering program to quickly get the ready.

Linear Taper: Is best for athletes who are moderately fatigued coming out a training block and want to slowly decrease the total training load that they are performing.

Exponential Taper: Is a taper method that is similar to the Linear Taper but has either a Fast or Slow rate of decrease in total load.

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