Strength, conditioning and flexibility

Back to basics with circuit training

in Strength, conditioning and flexibility

An introduction to how and why you should include circuits in your training  Circuit training: •    is a series of exercises performed in rotation •    involves exercises that can be performed with or without external resistance (just bodyweight) •    can include rest periods between the exercises and/or at the end of each circuit, or there... MORE

Cross training: sport-specific workouts to boost your performance

in Base endurance training, Strength, conditioning and flexibility

Endurance athletes are diversifying: swimmers are cycling and lifting weights, cyclists are doing more running, and runners are taking up stair stepping, cycling, and resistance training. Can such “cross training” workouts really help athletes in their preferred sports? Does being a better cyclist automatically make you a better runner, too? Owen Anderson provides some answers... MORE

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