Tag: stamina

Plyometric programme   

All exercises must be done with the heaviest weight you can manage safely with the tempo being the most important factor. Each exercise should be an explosive movement on the concentric (contraction) phase and a controlled deceleration on the eccentric phase of motion (lowering). Box jumps should be done for height not weight unless you…

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To wear shoes or not to wear shoes that is the question?

  Barefoot running or minimalist running is what everyone is talking about, so if you are still not sure, here are a few things you might want to know Most importantly, it’s about software not hardware. You can buy any minimalist shoe you want but does not make you a better runner or give you…

Metabolic conditioning

Common mistakes about metabolic conditioning Metabolic conditioning is often misinterpreted as interval training, cardio or aerobic training. Unless the body is being pushed through multiple zones at one time, you’re not experiencing metabolic conditioning.  Heavy weights or whole body lifts may elevate your heart rate but unless your workout is less then 40 mins, it…