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Training Articles - Planning

  • Mastering the Boards
    With the major indoor championships during the winter upon us, the man who finished 4th in the world indoor championship 1,500m final in Budapest in 2004, gives an insight into the specific demands of mastering the boards in the context of a double peak periodisation of training.
  • Fitness Planning
    Many people have at one point or the other in their lives drawn up a very good-looking fitness plan. Unfortunately, only a handful of people remain committed to their plan after a few months. There are many reasons why this happens, but the most common reason is getting overwhelmed by the routine. So, what is the solution?
  • Running Abroad
    Before you hop on the next outbound flight though, be sure to do your research. While there are thousands of races in countries across the globe, each race presents its own set of obstacles and challenges. The key point is to know what you are getting into before you actually get into it
  • Planning your athlete's training is essential - here is how to do it
    How to prepare your training program to ensure both short and long-term objectives are achieved at the right time in the season
  • Will tapering before races increase performance?
    Endurance athletes will spend a tremendous amount of time training to be able to compete successfully. Their huge volume of work leaves them to near exhaustion and before a major competition they have to find the best way to reduce fatigue while retaining fitness.
  • When not to train hard
    An explanation as to why rest is essential to performance improvement and how to plan it into your training

Literature Review - Planning

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