How does stress impact long-distance runners?

To begin with, let’s be clear about something: stress does not only bring negative effects on the human body. If anything, stress is the body’s reaction to any change that requires an adjustment or a response. When it comes to long-distance runners and their training, this response is the starting point of necessary bodily adaptations. Ultimately, these adaptations will maximize athletic performance. 

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ScienceTraining for endurance coaching, is now available

We’ve finally gone live with ScienceTraining; our own software platform for endurance coaching! Starting today, endurance coaches all over the world will be able to enjoy easy, timesaving ways to improve their business and productivity, in the most affordable and convenient way.

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Is a Marathon actually that hard?

When a runner embarks on their running journey, they usually aspire to participate in a Marathon race; well, at least once in their lifetime. As you probably already know, a Marathon race consists of a 26.2 miles (42.195 km) distance. Yet, even though this is a very challenging distance to run, it is of great historical importance.

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How important are recovery days for endurance athletes?

Recovery days for athletes; probably the most underestimated aspect of the training process. But, before we touch on the importance of rest days, let’s first determine what recovery — or rest days — are. 

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Become an endurance coach today!

Congratulations candidate coach! The reason you’re probably reading this article is because you’re ready, or almost ready, to become an endurance coach; by far the most awesome job in the world. Yup, as you’ve already gathered, I am an endurance coach; to be precise, a running and triathlon coach. ✌😊

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Resistance training for Endurance performance

“I am an endurance athlete. All I want is to swim, cycle, or run as fast as I can, for a prolonged period of time. Resistance training and weightlifting will make me slower, even heavier; plus, I cannot squeeze strength workouts in my training calendar.” Although this conviction seems to be less popular nowadays, unfortunately, some athletes still think this way. To set the record straight, there are two main reasons for an endurance athlete to execute strength training. First, to minimize the possibility of an injury and, second, to improve performance. To clarify things, below we’ll examine how resistance training can enhance endurance performance.

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Training program for endurance runners: What to consider

Being a coach can be a marvelous experience, with many milestone moments in a person’s life. However, it can be a nightmare too; that’s if you don’t focus on a well-structured training program for endurance runners. And it’s also valid if you omit important aspects that may affect the training plan; hence, your runner’s overall performance. 

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ScienceTraining: Your endurance performance analysis software

We’ll never stop saying that coaching athletes is an art — yet, it’s not an undefined art; to put it another way, it’s not devoid of structure — at least, it shouldn’t be. Indeed, coaching athletes requires the application of several different scientific fields, such as physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, and sports psychology. However, the key to optimize performance is to combine the above scientific practices with endurance performance analysis software.

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Endurance science: The latest advances

Endurance science has been around in sports for many years. In fact, ever since the first relevant papers (scientific articles) started being published in scientific journals. And, although researchers have been examining athletic endurance systematically for many years, we’ve only recently begun to witness its evolution; mainly, due to the ever-increasing popularity of endurance sports, athletes, events, etc. 

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