Endurance training

Training for optimum endurance performance requires a multi-faceted approach. In this section, you’ll find advice on how to train to perform faster, longer and recover more rapidly. You’ll also find information on how to combine the elements of a training programme, specific training techniques, strength and conditioning to reach the next level and stay injury free, along with training advice designed for older athletes

Polarized training: does it really work for recreational athletes?

in Base endurance training, Endurance training, High intensity training, Training structure and planning

Evidence for a polarized approach to training intensity distribution in elite athletes has steadily mounted in recent years. However, some new research suggests that in amateur and recreational athletes, a more conventional pyramidal approach could actually produce better performances in a race situation. Andrew Hamilton explains MORE

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