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Squash, Age, Fitness And Risk: New research conducted by T. Reilly and D. Halsall at the Centre for Sport and Exercise at Liverpool John Moore University has shown that regular competitive squash has considerable health benefits but that older recreational players should approach the game with due care.
Conditioning: Next to cross-country skiing, running is the best type of fitness training for all sports.
Improving fitness levels by boosting your VO2 Max
In-line skating training helps running endurance and increases VO2max.
A new German study confirms that increasing intensity works better than upswings in volume.
Metabolic Rate And Exercise: Researchers have been trying to puzzle out the effects of exercise on energy expenditure (calorie burning) for decades.
Running form: How you can become a better runner without increased fitness - with the right form.
Aerobic Interval Training: You can vary the intensity, the work period and the rest period but which combination is most effective?
Here's a new running-based test of anaerobic performance for which you need only a stopwatch and a calculator.
Football: What are the energy demands in this "maximal intermittent exercise"?
Exercise Bike Trianing When Injured: The best workout to maintain fitness when you're injured.
Intense training is the best lactate threshold booster because it improves the heart's capacity to deliver oxygen and the muscles' ability to use oxygen once it's delivered
Quantifying Intensity: How to use heart rate to quantify your fitness training intensity.
V02max training programmes: If you want to win, train at a high percentage of V02max.
Doubling or even trebling the training load can produce amazing results, but you have to follow strict rules.
How to monitor your maximal running speed, your power and your endurance - in training.
If you need to get into competitive shape fast, follow the example of these South African cyclists.
Do the young respond more effectively to aerobic training? Don't you believe it. We hear it all the time: old people can't respond to training as young people do.
"run-play" Training: These workouts can boost fitness, speed, endurance and correct weaknesses - and are fun to do.
" VersaClimbing" produces higher oxygen consumption than rowing or running, but a better workout?
Soccer exercise energy demands
Recovery training: reducing your training and increasing your recovery time will lead to sizable gains in your fitness
To reach peak levels of performance, athletes need to find a way to blend very hard training with exactly the right amounts of rest and recovery