Interval training is a workout with alternating heavy load and light (average) load. Interval training has a positive effect on the training of the cardiovascular system, increase endurance, burn fat and calories (some studies show that interval training is very effective to lose weight), as well as the development of muscle force.
Classic interval training:
Progressive interval training:
6. Running an average pace (2 minutes at a speed of 4 km/h)
Attention! Data are given as examples and are not working program.
Progressive interval training requires more training and is not recommended in the initial stages of training.
The maximum duration of a heavy Continue reading
Walking — the most natural form of physical activity, which also allows you to combine business with pleasure. To increase your efficiency during normal walking and to try something new, Nordic walking.
Nordic walking (Nordic Walking) — walking with special poles that resemble ski poles. In this walk step simulates cross-country skiing, while remaining not Jogging, and walking. In this case, you rely on four
points, is back and her hands — this increases the load, and you do endurance training. Load at Nordic walking harder than usual, but less intense than during the run. Run doctors recommend not for everyone, but walking with sticks (though it looks weird) has virtually no contraindications.
A BIT OF HISTORY
Modern walking sticks appeared in the 1940-ies: professional skiers in Finland kept themselves in shape during the summer, guessing that without skis your running efficiency with sticks will be high. However, the popularity Continue reading
Running is not only healthy physical activity that can support your body in great shape, and an enjoyable experience. However, there is in running one little secret that many somehow forget sometimes is the breath. Proper breathing will allow you to run a much longer distance and will not let your lungs get tired. But what is it – correct?
Of course, everyone breathes differently, however, as for running, there are some universal techniques. Having mastered them, you will forget about such problems as shortness of breath and fatigue.
Breathing in the warm-up
Of course, you can’t just get up in the morning and run forward. Before training the muscles need a good warm up so you don’t accidentally pull. Traditionally, the workout includes squats, bending in different directions, lunges legs, Mahi hands. Don’t forget at this time and into the breath . The exhalation should be done in the moment when your body is in a position, Continue reading