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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Periodization model: A flight plan for coaches

Yes, a periodization model, indeed! Let’s, finally, be candid. A series of unstructured workouts without a goal or due consideration of an athlete’s past, training stress, level of training and many a hero unsung, is impossible to lead to the desired performance levels. The reason is simple. They don’t make up a training program.

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How to train right, using science

Every human being is unique. There is no average Joe when you want to train right. Except for common attributes, like gender, general physical condition, age, body metrics, etc., there are thousands of physiological and metabolic processes that take place in our body. And guess what; every human body responds and adjusts at its own pace and in a practically unique way. 

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Get your athletes at peak form, with training software

Performing at your highest potential on a race day is, indeed, the most desirable goal coaches and their athletes wish for! But wait! Wish? How does wishing and coaching go together to get athletes at their peak form? The answer is, of course, they don’t. Training software, on the other hand, can!

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Physiology and Race Pace Characteristics of Athens Marathon Runners

Athens Marathon, the Authentic. The holy grail for every runner οn the planet, for its historical route and for the amazing and — one of a kind — finish line made by Spyros Louis inside Panathinaiko Stadio, in 1896.

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