replenishment impairs muscle recovery. Plus, not drinking enough of the right fluids can lead to chronic mild dehydration, causing fatigue. Here's how to avoid some common dietary pitfalls.
intensities of exertion the muscles involved will fatigue quickly. Improving the fatigue resistance of these muscles is one reason elite athletes train at altitude.Inspiratory and expiratory muscles can be strengthened using resistive devices (there
into improving endurance performance has been based primarily around the theory that fatigue comes as a result of the body – the muscles, lungs and heart – telling your brain it has reached its limit. But what if it’s the other way around?Mind over muscle
are designed to build speed, endurance, and strength but they do more than improve your VO2 max and your lactate threshold. "The trick is maintaining good running action and form under the stress of increased fatigue," says George Gandy, director of athletics
progress, maintaining quality is crucial. Fatigue shouldn’t set in at any point to allow for full optimum development. If you start to tire and compromise the precision of your movement, then you need to take it back a stage.”Rests between sets should
, infections, fatigue and even injury - not to mention leaving you less than raring to go for your next session. Click through our slideshow to find out what works and why.
. But these multitasking workouts also stress your body, so follow up with a day of easy running, cross-training or a rest day. Here's how to get it together.Run + StrengthBeat fatigue"Sandwiching a lower-body strength workout between two easy runs simulates race
muscles both warm and well supported during exercise. As with other leg compression wear, they will also help to minimise vibrations through the muscles, which in turn can reduce fatigue and go some way towards protecting existing injuries. Flat seams
Visit the official Runner's World page
Follow Runner's World on Twitter
Other Natmag-Rodale Sites
Run For Charity
About Runner's World
Runner's World is a publication of Hearst Magazines UK which is the trading name of The National Magazine Company Ltd, 72 Broadwick Street, London, W1F 9EP. Registered in England 112955. All rights reserved.
Website powered by: Immediate Media Company Limited. | © Runner's World 2002-2013 |