The Components of Sports and Exercise Fitness
The Components of Fitness – a look at the major components of fitness that contribute to health and sports performance.
What is endurance – the components and factors that contribute to endurance exercise performance.
Lactate Threshold – the science behind the lactate threshold and why it’s important for success in endurance sports.
VO2 MAX – a look at the the importance of VO2 max for health and sports performance.
Exercise Economy / Exercise Efficiency – the factors affecting exercise efficiency and it’s importance for sports performance.
Sustainable Percent VO2 Max – the importance of being able to sustain a high percentage of VO2 Max during endurance events.
The Velocity at VO2 Max (vVO2 Max) – the significance of the VO2 max for endurance exercise performance.
Muscular endurance – a look at the importance of muscular endurance and how to train to improve it.
Fitness Testing – a list of different sports fitness tests.
Training to Improve Endurance
Aerobic base training – what is it? And why is aerobic base training one of the most important components of endurance training.
Lactate threshold training – a look at the importance of lactate threshold training. And how to improve your lactate threshold through specific training.
High Intensity Interval Training – a look at the science behind HIIT Interval training. And the best approaches for improving endurance exercise performance.
Strength Training for Endurance – the importance of strength training for endurance. A look at the current recommendations for improving endurance exercise through strength training.
Sports Nutrition Articles
Endurance Nutrition Basics – a look at the basics of sports nutrition.
Carbo-loading – What is carbo-loading? A look at how carbo-loading can be important for endurance athletes.
Carbohydrates during exercise – the importance of consuming carbohydrates during exercise.
Fat intake for Endurance – a look at fat consumption and endurance.
Related Sports Science Blog Articles
Interval training articles – blog posts looking at the science of interval training.
Strength training articles – our strength training blog articles.
Nutrition articles – articles looking at sports nutrition.