Speed Conditioning Training

warm upWhen we talk to coaches of various sports and work with athletes from various programmes, we see that many athletes are trying to ‘get in shape’ by going out and running mileage on the roads. But the level of intensity (and therefore productivity) of these fun runs can be pretty low. There are more beneficial, less time-consuming ways to improve aerobic conditioning than spending that time out running slow for a long time. Remember, train slowly to run slow. We are not saying that athletes in sports such as soccer, field hockey, lacrosse etc should not do any work on the roads. But there are other ways to improve conditioning that can fulfil other training requirements at the same time.

In this free download, available to registered members of PP Online, we provide valuable insight into speed conditioning training.