High intensity training

Success in endurance sports such as running, cycling and triathlon requires the ability to sustain a fast pace, which means some high-intensity training. In this section, you’ll find information on the underlying principles involved, and how to integrate high-intensity work into your base endurance programme.

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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