Endurance Training Articles

Staying strong late in competition can be the difference between finishing first and bringing up the rear. Whether you're a triathlete, team sport athlete or sprinter, STACK has the inside info on endurance training workout routines that can build your body into top flight condition. Discover tips from athletes who play lacrosse, baseball, football and many more in our deep library of articles and videos.

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The Most Effective Form of Endurance Training

When it comes to improving one's aerobic capacity many still use long distance running as their main source of endurance training. The question is how...

Prepare Yourself for Basic Training With a Complete Military Workout

There are many points of views and opinions describing what to expect with regard to preparing for bootcamp and basic both mentally and physically....

Nutrition Guidelines for Endurance Training

You've trained six months for your big day. You've run hundreds of miles on asphalt and dripped sweat into your shoes for days—or you've biked fa...

Wrestlers Need Aerobics, Too

Although it's categorized as a purely anaerobic sport, wrestling has a huge aerobic component. It doesn't matter how strong and powerful you are i...

4 Ways to Turn Mental Toughness Into Physical Toughness

"What the mind believes the body achieves." The reality of athletics is that athletes can only "achieve" in sports what they "believe" they can do. ...

Why VO2 Max Is Important for Athletes

Endurance is essential in almost every sport. And as a strength coach, it's your job to prepare your athletes for the demands of their sport. So you...

How to Train for a Firefighter Academy: Cardiovascular Endurance

Fire suppression places a high amount of mental and physical stress on firefighters. Since the demands are so high, fire recruits entering a train...

Exercise of the Week: Hill Repeats

The STACK Exercise of the Week will help you improve your overall sports performance—including strength, speed, conditioning and flexibility. This...

The Truth About Aerobic and Anaerobic Training

Certain exercises have been classified as aerobic (with oxygen) or anaerobic (without oxygen). Typical aerobic activities include jogging, biking an...

4 Ways to Run a Better Adventure Race

Adventure races are among the toughest ways for athletes to challenge themselves. STACK's own Craig Vavrock is a veteran of adventure races, having ...

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