It always surprises me how few endurance athletes utilise strength training as part of their overall endurance training program. This is unfortunate since there is a large amount of scientific research supporting the benefits of strength training for endurance athletes. Before taking a look at the benefits of strength training for endurance athletes I’ll start by taking a look at some of the concerns endurance athletes commonly have about strength training and try to dispel them.
If you’re looking for a hill workout to develop aerobic and anaerobic conditioning, muscular endurance, fatigue resistance and your lactate threshold, then you can’t get much better than tempo hills. It’s a great all rounder, that works really well in the build up to key endurance races. Key benefits of Tempo Hill Intervals Develops both