Training Plan Tapering to perform in peak conditioning.

Training Tapers for achieving race results Athletes spend countless hours training to perform on race day. One of the keys to racing to your potential is having a taper program to match your months of Training sessions. Tapering is a highly individualized art and science. It often takes trial and error to get to the…

Understanding a training plan -part 2

 Specific preparatory Phase     This phase represents a progression to more specialized training. It is the first part of the specific training emphasis of the training plan. At least half the training that is done should be directly related to competitive events. The remainder still involves volume-oriented, basic work. Since technique was principally basic…

Understanding a training plan- part1

Understanding a Training Plan  Not every sporting program can be accommodated by a calendar. However, for an individual to have the chance to achieve performances that tax their potential to the fullest, it is necessary to have training experiences (sport specific)which allow appropriate developments to occur. If an athlete is unable, or is unprepared to…

Building Aerobic Endurance Conditioning

The objective of endurance training is to develop the energy production systems to meet the demands of activity for as long as they are required. Aerobic Metabolism and Endurance Most often it’s a combination of energy systems that supply the fuel needed for exercise, with the intensity and duration of the exercise determining which method…