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Energy Systems

Your body is a machine and like any machine it needs energy to power it. Understanding how its energy systems work and interact with each other will put our workouts into context and direct our training. Training the wrong energy

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Different Types of Exercise

Different types of exercise make your body do different things. The benefits, therefore, vary. Some are good for the heart, others increase your muscular strength, many are great for burning fat.

Choosing the type of exercise that suits you will

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Endurance Training

Endurance training: understanding your slow twitch muscle fibres will boost performance

Muscles – like the rest of the body – are made up of cells, and in muscles these cells form muscle fibres. What are muscle fibres?

Muscles –

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Brains Response to Exercise

The part of the brain which prepares our bodies for exercise, and controls our circulation and breathing while we exercise, has been identified by Oxford researchers.

A team from Oxford’s Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics has identified the brain

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Anaerobic Training

Benefits of Anerobic training are the following:

Anaerobic training maximizes cardiovascular capacity and oxygen uptake. The body is trained to perform in high intensity at maximum output. Training occurs over the anaerobic threshold, or at 90-100% of maximal heart rate,

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Basic Cardio Training

A lot of people have been mailing me lately and asking what they can do to improve themselves for MX or Enduro riding. Most of them are the novice to Intermediate rider with little or no training experience. What I

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Endurance Training

Endurance training is quite a broad sweeping term. It’s often used interchangeably with terms like “aerobic”, “anaerobic”, “strength” and “speed”. This section of the website focuses primarily on aerobic endurance conditioning and the various training methods that have been

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