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Topic: TrainingThe new items published under this topic are as follows.
Posted by: pshields on Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 09:47 AM 1096 Reads
The Physiological Secret Behind Tempo Running
By Paul Greer
September 25, 2008
For the past 23 years of coaching I have seen great results from athletes with respect to tempo running training. Tempo runs are excellent for developing stamina, confidence and sense of pace.
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Posted by: pshields on Saturday, September 27, 2008 - 02:34 PM 1174 Reads
Small gains best way to add distance
26th Sep 08
In the past few weeks I've had several emails about training for summer
events, but two in particular were so similar I thought it was a
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Posted by: pshields on Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 12:00 PM 1047 Reads
Don't bust your gut
September 23, 2008
Despite claims made on the cover of popular fitness magazines, there is
no quick and easy way to get rid of excess belly fat.
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Posted by: pshields on Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 04:26 AM 845 Reads
Eat, drink and your run will be merry
23rd Sep 2008
For competitive and recreational runners, fall is race season. It's time to put a summer of training to the test on race day. While there is plenty to think about -- the right shoes, the weather or a nervous stomach that might act up at an inopportune time -- it's equally important to learn how to fuel your body for your best possible race.
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Posted by: pshields on Wednesday, September 24, 2008 - 04:00 PM 914 Reads
By Kelly Gonzalez
August 27, 2008
One of the most important parts of exercise is making it a habit. It's easy to make a habit of something you enjoy. If you like to walk around the neighborhood for 30 minutes as your exercise of choice you are doing great things for your body, including reducing your risk of disease, improving heart and lung function, and strengthening muscles, bones, and joints. If your goal is weight loss and you've noticed that the scale isn't budging, your body may be trying to tell you something. The body relies on progressive overload. If you walk at the same pace for the same amount of time for every exercise session you're body is saying, "I don't have to work any harder to perform this task." Going for a leisurely walk can reduce stress, give you more energy, and clear your mind, but if you want to burn fat, tone and improve your level of fitness, I suggest using the F.I.T. Principle to break through the plateau.
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Posted by: pshields on Wednesday, September 24, 2008 - 08:34 AM 967 Reads
Training, fitness, recovery, the importance of rest
5th Sept 08
Here's something to think about: training does not get you fitter.
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Posted by: pshields on Monday, September 22, 2008 - 04:00 PM 992 Reads
Lose the shoes
Thursday, September 18, 2008
There is a growing movement amongst some runners to abandon shoes and
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Posted by: pshields on Monday, September 22, 2008 - 09:10 AM 724 Reads
Posted by: pshields on Wednesday, March 12, 2008 - 10:17 AM 2042 Reads
The scientific approach
By LYNNE BERMEL
March 9, 2008
GPS shoes, heart rate monitors, hyperbaric chambers ... even amateur athletes are going hi-tech
Faster, higher, stronger. There is no question that today's top sports
performers are getting there with the help of emerging technologies,
modern medicine and revolutionary training methods.
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