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Excerpts — Developing Endurance

Three Endurance Technique Development Exercises for Runners

The athlete sits on the floor with the legs extended straight in front of the body; the arms are bent at 90 degrees at the sides.

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How Periodization is Used by Endurance Athletes

For endurance athletes, the normal progression of fitness begins by developing a good aerobic base (see figure 3.1).

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The Benefits of a Year-Round Nutrition Program

By implementing a year-round nutrition program in conjunction with their training program, endurance athletes can reap the benefits of enhanced health, improved performance, and better control of weight and body composition.

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Methods of Resistance Training

The methods of resistance training are directly related to the way that the training program is designed.

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