The London Marathon: Kipchoge or Bekele?

Hear ye! Hear ye! The most anticipated running event in 2020 is only 2 days away! The Virgin London Marathon will take place on a special race event this Sunday morning, October 4th, 2020. Mind you, it will only be for the elite athletes ― due to the COVID-19 pandemic

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The best way to build endurance is science

Aerobic capacity (endurance) is the ability to maintain the duration of the exercise for more than 3 minutes; with the main source of energy required deriving from the aerobic metabolic system (Smilios et al, 2018). But, what is the best way to build endurance?

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Endurance or High Intensity Intervals training?

The quiz tackling Endurance vs High Intensity Intervals Training is a time-honored debate. In fact, it’s one that seems to be of great importance to the coaching world. Like BMW vs Mercedes is to the automotive world; Or like Ronaldo vs Messi is to the soccer world; Or Nicola Tesla vs Thomas Edison to the world of power and energy. Suffice it to say, it’s at the top of the game.

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Continuous or interval endurance training?

Both high-intensity interval endurance training and continuous endurance training methods are effective in increasing cardio-respiratory and metabolic functions; as well as aerobic performance. Still, the question of which of the two methods induces greater physiological adaptations is a major issue; both for exercise scientists and endurance coaches. So, which is best? Continuous or interval endurance training?

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7 benefits of High Intensity Interval Training

How can you make the most out of your training, both for your own workout and for your athletes? Well, it’s definitely not an easy feat, but we’ve got an extra card under our sleeve. You can do it with high intensity interval training. This type of exercise will bring improvement, in terms of performance, fat-burning, metabolism and many more aspects of your physical condition and stamina.

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GarminOut and how to upload your training manually

I’m pretty sure you already know, by now, all about # garminout and the pain this unfortunate incident causes to all Garmin enthusiasts, globally! Social media are flooded with questions and concerns related to the problem. As we know in the endurance world, if a workout fails to synchronize to Garmin connect, it definitely didn’t happen! Sort of like the “Pics or it didn’t happen” predicament. 

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Circuit training for endurance

Endurance athletes, both recreational and hobbyists, suffer from lack of availability to train. That’s due to domestic, social and professional responsibilities. And the majority of them tend to skip their strength training sessions for two main reasons. For one, they do not recognize the benefits that strength training offers to aerobic endurance. For another, they are convinced that strength training is, in comparison, the opposite of endurance performance. That’s where circuit training for endurance comes into the picture.

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The most minimal Ironman training you’ve ever seen!

You are an Ironman! The most prestigious status in the world, for a triathlete. These are 4 words that evoke powerful emotions, require a routine of daily awakening before sunrise and workouts crammed in between professional, family and social responsibilities. And they are chock full of race strategies, and hundreds and hundreds of hours in training.

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