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Training towards a sub 55 minute 10Km

sub 55 minute 10k - Firstly, what must be understood is that in order for you to run sub 55 minute 10Km, you must be able to run below 5 minutes 30 seconds per kilometer for the distance. … [Read more...]

Training to improve Aerobic power utilising Heart Rate

Train at percentage HRmax It is generally accepted that, aerobic capacity is developed by exercising with your heart rate at about 70% of maximum. During walking, or running, this increase is equivalent to about 55% of the VO2 max or, for college aged men and women, to heart rate of 130 to 140 beats per … [Read more...]

The “Training-Sensitive Zone” – Heart-Rate

Training-Sensitive Zone Maximum exercise heart rate is on most occasions determined after 2 to 4 minutes of all-out effort during a given form of exercise. It must be noted that this level of exercise, requires great motivation and is not advisable for adults to attempt who are not medically or at a physical level … [Read more...]

Build Rest and Recovery Into Your Fitness Programme

Don't feel guilty. Rest and recovery is not the same as skipping a workout. Successful athletes and fitness enthusiasts on every level build this crucial component into their training programmes. … [Read more...]