Training Articles - Endurance
- Staying the Course
Marathon legend, Bill Adcocks was at a recent England Athletics workshop, and Dr Matt Long was there to report on the findings.
- The Art of Running Downhill
For many endurance athletes it is that time of year again when the spanner comes out to remove the tracks spikes to replace them with the longer studs in preparation for the new cross-country season. The country's allure conjures up irrepressible images of Vaseline on legs and the challenge of trekking up muddied hills. This being said it is downhill running over the country which needs to be taken just as seriously as uphill drags according to national cross-country team manager Eamonn Martin.
- Developing Aerobic Capacity
This article, by Dr Matt Long & Jamie French, provides a brief overview of the physiological underpinnings which signify 'aerobic power' and signposts the kinds of activities that can be done to improve aerobic capability within athletes. Aerobic power is synonymous with the notion of 'V02 max'.
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