Academic News, Courses, Fitness News

Extreme Interval Training

97814504799501Our course of the week this week is Extreme Interval Training

Extreme Interval Training Course provides a variety of high-intensity workouts, including fartlek, pyramid, ladder, sport-specific, cardio-strength, partner, push-up pyramids and core conditioning.

Helen Vanderburg shares goal-focused intervals and more than 50 dynamic exercises and drills to create extensive and intensive training formats.

At the conclusion of the course, you will take a continuing education exam for credit through participating organisations. Continue reading

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Fitness News

What is Parkrun? An introduction for the uninitiated

You may have heard the name. You may have even unknowingly witnessed one yourself. Perhaps as you took the dog for an early morning weekend stroll? What appears at first to be a random assortment of people, running en masse in the general direction of …?  But what is, in fact, Parkrun. What’s Parkrun? Who’s it for? Why bother? All fair questions we’ll attempt to answer in this short blog post. Yes, it’s everything you ever wanted to know about Parkrun but were too out of breath to ask. Continue reading

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Books, Fitness News

Discover the sport of trail running

“Trail running is very individual. Everyone has a distinctive technique depending on background and experience. We all can learn and get inspired from Where the Road Ends.”

—Emelie Forsberg, Member of the Salomon International Team, World Cup Champion in Skyrunning Ultra Distance and European Ultrarunning Champion

Where the Road Ends: A Guide to Trail Running captures the excitement, intensity and appeal of the outdoors.

Training, preparation, competition, injury prevention and strategy are all covered in this authoritative guide. These are accompanied by detailed instructions, expert insights and stunning colour photography.

Whether an experienced road runner looking for new challenges or an extreme athlete pushing physical limits, this guide teaches how to conquer trails, terrain and the conditions of the great outdoors.

Normal Price: £16.99 | €25.80
HK Rewards: £13.59 | €20.64

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Events, Fitness News

Human Kinetics author Dr. Jason Karp to host Live Running Workshops

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Dr. Jason Karp PhD

Running expert and owner of Run-Fit Dr. Jason Karp has announced a series of Live Certification shows providing coaching and educational services to runners and fitness professionals around the world.

The REVO2LUTION RUNNING certification programme educates fitness professionals on fundamental running-specific training principles. It also provides them with the required skill and expertise to train runners and teach science-based group treadmill interval workouts. The full day workshops will blend educational lectures with practical workouts, followed by an exam.

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Academic News

The essential text for strength and conditioning professionals and students

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning 4th EditionEssentials of Strength Training and Conditioning is the essential text for strength and conditioning professionals and students.

This comprehensive resource explains the key theories, concepts and scientific principles of strength training and conditioning as well as their direct application to athletic competition and performance.

The scope and content have been updated to convey the knowledge, skills and abilities required of a strength and conditioning professional.

It now offers an expanded ancillary package for instructors with access to a 61-video collection, demonstrating resistance training exercises, plyometric exercises and exercises using alternative modes and nontraditional implements, bringing practical content to the classroom.

Price: £74.49 I €104.30

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Oxford named the UK’s fittest city

New research into fitness levels across the country has revealed Oxford to be the UK’s fittest city.

The survey of 2000 adults found that residents in Oxford do more exercise than those who live in any other city, with 74 per cent claiming to workout at least once a week.

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