endurance

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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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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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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Recovery Methods for Endurance Athletes

In the last decade more and more athletes, and knowledgeable coaches have been focusing on recovery from their workouts in order to speed one’s recovery from the immediately preceding workout, achieve the full benefit of the workout during the resistance

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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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