GETTY IMAGES It's a technique that was developed by Russian scientists in the 1940s, but those straight-from-a-Bond-film origins are no reason to be afraid of periodisation. At its most basic, periodisation just means organising your
Chasing an autumn marathon PB? Make your next race a 13.1-miler. "Doing a shorter race three or four weeks beforehand is very sensible – most experienced runners would run at least one or two as part of their build-up," says endurance coach Nick Anderson, (fullpotential.co.uk.) T...
.Weights and circuit training can be done throughout the year, but the exercises should be periodised so you achieve the best results possible. Periodisation is a structured plan working on different aspects of fitness, such as adaptation, strength endurance, muscular
exercise scientists and sports-medicine experts, different people exhibit different symptoms of overtraining.Periodised training Since it's not easy to work out if you are suffering the effects of overtraining it's best to avoid taking things too far
-round. Periodisation, popularised by the late coach Arthur Lydiard in the 1960s, is named for the programme's distinct periods of training that progressively lead to peak fitness: endurance-boosting base work when slow mileage is increased, a strength-building period
long run may deplete your glycogen stores for the next day, while joint, tendon and muscle problems may emerge weeks later – start off by ‘periodising’ your recovery using the following cycles as your guide.Microcycle length: seven daysThe classic
and periodisation• Why train twice a day?• Is it better to train twice a day or run further once a day?• I take ages to recover - how can I improve? • How can I get faster with minimal speedwork?• What time of day should I run/twice-a-day runs?• Multiple runs
set training "programme" any more. I listen to my body, and periodise my training into blocks, taking PLANNED rests, rather than when I need them. I take loads of Vit C, antioxidants, a product called Elagen, and make sure my nutrition is spot
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