VO2 Max

Research shows that maintaining the right level of vitamin D may improve six key areas of performance.
For those of you looking to drop a few pounds, let us look at what the science says.
If every trainer read Kenneth Jay's book, we would all be better equipped to help people improve their VO2 max and actually get fit.
Something to note here is the definition of fitness for most textbooks - VO2 max. Lifting heavy weights quickly doesn’t improve it.
If you have the EMR type of test and obtain all the data, there is a wealth of info you can use to reach your goals.
VO2 may be largely genetic, but it can be influenced by training - by as much 15%. That would take me from a 57 to an incredible 65.5 and potentially drop more than twenty minutes off my marathon.
Fitness is not only good for children’s bodies, but also for their minds. A recent study suggest that there is a cognitive benefit to at least a base level of fitness.
Are longer training programs always better? A recent study suggests no - at least not when it comes to hitting plateaus in VO2 max and other cardio markers.
It's common to hear coaches say the best way to get conditioned for a sport is to play that sport. New science proves that idea false and shows a need for structured training.
We all have different goals, but many of us lift the same way. Scientists looked at four different lifting protocols and their affect on the body. This info may help you adjust your training.
Many of you believe in the success of CrossFit based on personal experience, but now science takes a look. Researchers discovered improved VO2 max and body composition in CrossFitters.
A study was performed to investigate the effect of a 10-week combined resistance-plyometric training program on muscular strength, running economy, and VO2 max in female soccer players.