Endurance training

Fitness training for female athletes

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Female game players need high fitness levels as well as technical and tactical skills in order to reach the top Traditional gym training to build strength power and speed can be a turn off for many female games players. But according to James Marshall, there is another approach – skills based fitness training… Like their... MORE

Fatmax: fat fact or fat fiction?

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The loss of excess fat isn’t just aesthetic – it almost always produces enhanced performance In most sports, the loss of excess fat isn’t just aesthetic – it almost always produces enhanced performance. Not only is power-to-weight ratio and agility improved, a lower body weight is also associated with reduced injury risk through reduced impact... MORE

Mountaineering: king of the death zone

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King of the eight-thousanders! Alan Hinkes is a ‘death zone conqueror’ and one of only 12 people alive to have climbed all 14 8,000m (over 26,400ft) peaks on the planet – that’s the same number of people who have stood on the moon! They are known as the eight-thousanders. What insights about 8,000m climbing can... MORE

Building a strong base is the key to achieving...

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Specialist running journalist Andy Barber talks to top endurance coach Nick Anderson Our understanding of the physiology of running is increasing all the time. Participation in running and large road races in the UK has risen, but winning times are not significantly improving. This implies that improved training knowledge and understanding is not reaching the... MORE

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