The ’48 Hour’ Training Concept

The body takes almost 48 hours to recover adequately from a day of strenuous overload and it takes 48 hours before the system beings to detrain, or gradually lose the beneficial effect of training. Adapt an ‘EASY D...

Heart Health: Brisk Walking vs. Running

In an article recently published in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, Paul Williams (a staff scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, California) and Dr. Paul Thompson (a cardi...

Why Sprinting Improves Endurance

Jens Bangsbo of the University of Copenhagen has shown that if you want to run, cycle or swim faster at any distance, you have to train at a pace that is almost as fast as you can move (Journal of Applied Physiology, Nov...