Periodisation training is a systematic training plan used by endurance athletes to be in the best condition possible at a target time, such as during their sport’s active season. Each phase of this training can last weeks or months, depending on the goal.
What is Strength Endurance?
Strength/Muscular endurance refers to the ability of a given muscle to exert force, consistently and repetitively, over a period of time. It plays a big role in almost every athletic endeavour.
Strength endurance can also be described as stamina. Activities such as long distance running, cycling and swimming would require sufficient strength endurance.
Strength/Muscular endurance occurs when exercising at a low to moderate intensity ranging from 50-75% of your 1 repetition maximum of a certain exercise. Volume should be moderate to high ranging from 3-6 sets of 10-20 repetitions per exercise.
Strength Endurance Concept
For endurance athletes, the normal progression of fitness begins by developing a good aerobic base.
Easy to moderate-intensity exercise sessions that are comfortable and steady are a good way to prepare for the upcoming season.
Improving in all major areas of fitness, specifically cardiovascular endurance, and muscular strength aid for improved performance.
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