Trainers & Coaches
The Myth of Interval Training and EPOC
Despite sensational claims, research suggests that the EPOC effect is fairly small, and probably makes only a minor contribution to weight loss.
Training Slow Won't Make You Faster
If the bulk of your training doesn't challenge your work capacity, how do you expect to get faster?
Don't Race Your Training: Middle Distance Running Repeats
Interval training will dial in your pace so you have plenty left in the tank on race day.
Rev Up Your Horsepower: An Interval Weight Training Plan
Running an hour daily for conditioning won't cut it. For maximal work capacity, enter the pain cave.
Everybody Hates the Ergometer
Split times, stroke rates, damper settings - oh my! Here's a run down on what you need to know to be a more efficient and powerful athlete on the rower.
Becca Borawski Jenkins
Do Your Intervals Count? What Science Says About Work-to-Rest Ratios
It appears that training with some intervals, despite working up a sweat, makes no difference at all to how well you perform. I did some research and here's what I discovered.
How and Why to Run Hill Sprint Intervals
We all understand the benefits of interval training at this point, and I prefer to do intervals on hills due to the reduction in compressive forces. Here's 2 examples of incline/hill workouts.
How to Choose the Proper Work and Rest Periods When Interval Training
If your goal is to maximize your endurance for your particular sport or event, then it matters how you set up your intervals when training. Here's how and why.
Heart Rate Interval Training: Get a Stronger Heart and Leaner Body
Exercise recovery heart rate is one of the biggest predictors of cardiovascular health. Using heart rate interval training can help you get lean and live longer.
Eric C. Stevens
The Tabata Revolution Explained: What, Why, and How to Tabata
You hear a lot about Tabata intervals. It is an efficient and intense way to exercise aerobically and anaerobically. Do you know where this exercise protocol originated?
Flavia Del Monte
What the Fartlek?!
While it may sound like joke fodder for fifth graders, this type of workout can help runners, from beginners to seasoned vets, hit the ground running to better fitness or a faster PR.
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