The VO2max test is the most effective measurement of the body’s ability to deliver and use oxygen for producing energy that can be used by the muscles. VO2max (i.e., maximum aerobic power) simply stands for the maximal volume of oxygen that can be used.
CoachesExercise ScienceTesting and EvaluationAerobic enduranceaerobic trainingendurance trainingstrength and conditioning
The goal of this article is to define some of the basic physiological responses to acute and chronic altitude exposure and to provide some evidence-based, practical guidelines when approaching training and racing at higher altitudes.
Personal trainersExercise ScienceProgram designHigh AltitudeSea LevelEndurance PerformanceCarbohydrate IntakeHydration
Obstacle course training can offer variety to any physical readiness training program. Properly conducted obstacle course training may be a useful method to train strength, endurance, and mobility simultaneously.
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This excerpt from NSCA’s Guide to Sport and Exercise Nutrition discusses the research surrounding the timing of hydration and its impact on sport performance for those participating in aerobic endurance exercise.
Personal trainersCoachesNutritionHydrationElectrolyte BalanceAerobic EnduranceFluid BalanceDehydration
Live high/train low: what changes can be expected, what dose is required, and is it preferable to other training models for improving performance in endurance sports such as running, swimming, and cycling?
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Ultra-endurance performance is likely determined by quality of physical preparation, effective nutritional management, ability to cope with the environmental stressors, psychological resilience, and recovery capacity.
CoachesExercise ScienceProgram designlong distance runningMarathon Des Sablesultra marathonmarathon trainingUltraendurance training