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TRAINING WITH INTENSITY

WHAT IS INTENSITY? Intensity applies to all areas of life, not just the gym. It’s all about applying a productive, efficient and hard working ethic to your job, nutrition, extra-curricular activities and anything life throws at you. To give you a science based definition, intensity can be defined as, “A subjective measure of how hardContinue reading “TRAINING WITH INTENSITY”

DESIGNING AN EFFECTIVE WARM UP: THE RAMP PROTOCOL

An effective warm up should be part of every athletes training regime to prepare the body for activity and prevent injury. But what is an effective warm up? Let’s take a look at a definition: “A program of gradually increasing activity to raise muscle temperature and heart rate in preparation for more strenous exercise” MedicalContinue reading “DESIGNING AN EFFECTIVE WARM UP: THE RAMP PROTOCOL”

TRAINING PERIODISATION

WHAT IS PERIODISATION? “The structured, systematic planning of athletic training” (Rowbottom, 2000) It involves the progressive cycling of training, dividing it into ‘blocks’ or ‘phases’ within a specific time period AIM OF PERIODISATION The aim of training periodisation will depend on the athlete and their goal. For example, an athlete may periodise training to peakContinue reading “TRAINING PERIODISATION”

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