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When was the last time you gauged your strength with a bodyweight endurance test? Bring your body back in 2013 by working toward these classic goals.
By: Shannon Clark
When it comes to running, not all terrain’s the same. Take the time to plan so you don't get caught in the elements unprepared!
Signed up for an obstacle race but aren't sure how to train for it? These workouts will increase your endurance, strength and fit into whatever training regimen you're already doing.
By: Ric Drasin
Actually a separate interview rather than part 3 of the original interview with the pro Aussie bodybuilding sensation, Con talks about a recent un-bodybuilder like workout that took place at a MMA training facility, involving tire flips, hammer swings, rope climbs, and other athletic conditioning. A PR piece for his website, he admits backing off a bit on this type of training amidst his contest prep for the Dallas Europa. An off-the-wall but honest discussion of bringing up glutes leads to pondering bodybuilding vs. wrestling vs. MMA fighting as a career choice, and Ric recommends wrestling for the nice guys.
How can one raise their VO2 Max? VO2 max is an effective way of measuring one's aerobic fitness... Find out what your level of fitness is and what you can do to it improve it right here. Learn more.
By: Larry Pepe
In the world of mixed martial arts, a hurricane of sorts has entered gyms thanks to MMA super trainer, Martin Rooney. Let's rap with Martin about his own version of destruction, appropriately called 'The Hurricane.'
What is the best triathlete training workout? Our forum members have put together detailed ideas and workouts for just such an occasion. Learn who will benefit, types of results and more right here!
How can an athlete increase their muscular endurance? Our winner this time around has put together a great explanation of what endurance is and sample workouts that will help improve your endurance. Learn more here!
What is the best workout to improve aerobic/anaerobic endurance? Our forum members offer information and challenging routines to improve your overall endurance. Learn more!
By: Peak Performance
Strength-training research carried out with endurance rowers, swimmers, skiers, and cyclists has tended to produce 'negative' results. The same cannot be said for runners. Learn more...
By: Shannon Clark
Today I am going to present a study as it relates to female endurance athletes and the effects of a calorie restricted diet. Can this be a good thing?
By: Kim Brown
Sports scientists are a constant mission of discovery when it comes to potentially performance-enhancing supplements. Below, I provide a sampling of some of the more popular sport supplements on the market today.
Long-term participation in endurance exercise leads to skeletal muscle adaptations, which occur by altering transcription of exercise-responsive genes. This article takes an in depth look.
One of the biggest problems with strength training for endurance athletes is the following: should I train like a strength athlete, like an aerobics instructor, or do I just skip the weights altogether?
By: John Berardi
If you're a competitive athlete who is forced, by athletic necessity, to use your lower extremities to propel you toward a particular destination (i.e. end zone, soccer goal, hockey net, etc.), you've undoubtedly heard of the infamous VO2 max. Find out more...
By: Mike Mahler
The 'Mahler Body Blaster' is a full body bodyweight exercise that takes the 'burpee' one step further and works just about every muscle in the body. When done for high repetitions (25-30) it will burn fat and increase muscular endurance tremendously.
Sleep deprivation was recently found to interfere with glucose metabolism, which could impair endurance performance and recovery. Coaches have long believed and advocated getting adequate sleep for optimal athletic performance. Learn why!
What I am really going to talk about is a different type of General Physical Preparedness (GPP) exercise-Sledge hammering!
By: Anita Ramsey
You will exert more energy and release all the day's tension from on the job when your hitting that bag as hard as you can.
I begun practising B.B. a couple of months before turning 17 years old. The first contest I entered I got 3rd, the second I got 2nd, and the third I got 1st!
By: Dave Draper
In recent months, however, their efforts have all been redirected - "consumed, actually" - toward opening their own gym, the newly remodeled 10,000 square foot World Gym in Santa Cruz.
By: Randy Herring
If you are an advanced trainee, want to lose fat or get into contest shape quickly and wish to gain more muscle due to a greater blood flow to the working muscles though larger capillaries owing to higher rep range/cardiovascular type training than normal this routine is for you.
By: David Knowles
Fatigue is the failure to maintain the required or expected force due to muscular activity. Many of us know this as failure during a set. However, the majority of people don't really know the causes of fatigue and why it occurs. The answer is not limited to one reason or one cause. There are many reasons for fatigue, and many causes as well.
By: ShaNay Norvell
What is game day? Game day is the day of any competition, be it a Body Building, Fitness, or in this case Obstacle Course competition. This is the opportunity to put your skills on the line and see where you rank amongst fellow competitors and peers. Learn the tricks!
By: John Lemare
I'm sure most of you reading this hate cardio. I actually for the first two weeks enjoyed getting up at 5.30am to go for a 30 minute jog but then I realized why so many of you hate cardio.
By: Bryan Locke
Similar to resistance training, there is science involved with cardio to heighten its results. The amount of bodyfat lost is in direct relation to the number of fat burning elements you zero in on.
Some people love doing cardio but about 99% of people hate it. It's hard, annoying and you don't get the same enjoyment from it as you do from lifting but believe me in some stages of your bodybuilding career, cardio is much more important than lifting.
By: Derek Charlebois
Exercise, especially cardio, has a lot to do with your mind. If you do not believe in yourself, then you will not be able to accomplish what you set out to do.
The SEALs take a different approach to training, they are concerned with strength and endurance, not symmetry and hair loss products.
By: Danial Samar
These are some things that should be done to have your cardio sessions be rewarding and not harmful (concerning your muscles). I have come along these time and time again, from different sources like AST-Sports, Discussion boards, and some books.
By: Bryan Kenny
The secret to cutting up is cardio, the more you do, the more fat you'll burn, and don't get me wrong you still gotta do your weight training.
By: Anthony Church
When it comes time to show all your painstaking, hard-earned muscle you don't want to plainly display it. You want to put it all up front, every single rip, tear, and cut you've forged deep into your muscles, for everyone to see.
By: Jonathan Stehlik
What would a person need to do to start developing their own total body fitness and strength, an overall supreme level of endurance and stamina, speed, coordination, power, confidence, and other skills and attributes? Here is my research!
By: Josh Henkin
There may be methods that could cause faster and greater fat loss than traditional aerobic training. The answer to this question lies in examining the research of traditional aerobic activity.
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