Tag: endurance

How does sprint training help endurance athletes?

Endurance training improves peak oxygen performance (V02), increases capillary density of working muscle, raises blood volume and decreases heart rate. Sprint training has a greater effect on muscle glycolytic capacity. i.e improves your ability to disperse lactic acid build up thus tolerate longer high…

Can heavy lifting increase endurance performance?

You may have read recent claims that lifting heavy weights can improve your endurance ability – but is there any truth in it? It may sound bizarre but there’s a growing body of evidence suggesting that the right sort of strength training can help…