Tag Archives: Aerobic exercise

Interval Training (Part 1)

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Interval Training was the buzz word for the last few years.

I’m happy to say that the buzz and foreign association people used to have with it is gone, and it’s become a staple in the fitness world.

Why?

Because it works!

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Help! How Often Should I Train?

Camp Taji obstacle course

In continuing with my ‘Help!’ series (1,2,3), one other frequently fielded question I get is ‘how often’ or when in the week should I train?

Most people want me to write them out a detailed weekly calendar, explaining exactly what to do on each day.

In my experience though, this is the equivalent of catching a fish for someone, rather than teaching them how to fish.

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Energy System Development

A Brand New Day
CC Photo Credit: Thomas Hawk

As far as I know, Energy System Development is a term coined by Mark Verstegen, Founder of Athlete’s Performance.

Mark’s a smart dude, but also the term obviously describes the intent, much the same way Neuromuscular System Development encapsulates training for the nervous systems and muscular systems.

Most people only know about ‘Aerobics,’ or ‘Aerobic Training,’ or what I often hear people talk about in terms of ‘cardio,‘ and maybe a few refer to as ‘conditioning.’

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