As runners, we all want to increase our endurance, but we’re often referring to different things. While the beginner often wants to go further – from two miles to four miles, then to six, more experienced runners don’t see much point in running
seems to pick up about age 60, and hits fast-twitch muscle fibres hardest. That's why speed falls before endurance. Usually, the age-related change that runners notice first is a drop in their ability to recover from training. Muscles store glycogen
good long break, especially if you've just run a hilly marathon. Lastly, some good news. Downhill running builds your strength for future downhill running. If you practise it regularly, you'll gain muscle endurance and suffer less from post-run soreness
When Gunder Hagg ran 4:01.4 to set a mile world record in 1945, his achievement stood for 3,215 days - almost nine years. Then Roger Bannister ran his historic 3:59.4 on May 6, 1954. Bannister's record lasted just 46 days before John Landy took it down to 3:58.0. "For a few minut...
High-intensity short interval runs build your top-end tolerance, while longer tempo runs and time trials improve aerobic endurance. Perform these workouts at the fastest pace you can sustain for the given effort.High-Intensity IntervalsWarm up
realise that's pretty impressive, when it comes to endurance sports I see things through a runner's eyes. I naturally wonder how tough the Tour really is, and what kind of marathon Armstrong could run. The answer hinges on stuff that's familiar to runners
FRS (Free Radical Scavenger) antioxidant energy drink, with quercetin as the primary ingredient, produced impressive results in an endurance bicycling study conducted at Pepperdine University. In a randomised, double-blind, crossover study published
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