Developing Endurance

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Runners, cyclists, swimmers, rowers, triathletes, and ultradistance athletes must sustain performance at a high level to come out on top. Developing Endurance shows how to achieve optimal stamina to race your best through science-based aerobic, anaerobic, and resistance training.

Written by 11 top experts in the National Strength and Conditioning Association, the top sport conditioning organization in the world, this guide provides both the background information and the exercises, drills, workouts, and programs for ultimate results. Athletes and coaches will appreciate the assessment tools, analyses, and instruction to define specific needs and establish effective training goals. Armed with these tools and information, you can create the ideal personalized training program for your sport and avoid lengthy plateaus while taking performance to the highest level.


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User Review  - NathanaelS - LibraryThing

The focus here is on endurance. This book is directed specifically at sports training. Most of the book is focused on detailed and well illustrated drills, which will generally improve your endurance ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lakenvelder - LibraryThing

Runners, cyclists, swimmers, rowers and other athletes that must sustain performance at a high level will find this book a very valuable asset to the coaches and athlete. This book was written by top ... Read full review


Physiology of Endurance Sport Training
Endurance Tests and Assessments
Endurance Training Principles and Considerations
Endurance Sport Nutrition and Hydration
Aerobic Endurance Development
Anaerobic and Muscle Endurance Development
Resistance Training for Endurance Sports
About the NSCA
About the Editor
About the Contributors


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The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is the world’s leading organization in the field of sport conditioning. Drawing on the resources and expertise of the most recognized professionals in strength training and conditioning, sport science, performance research, education, and sports medicine, the NSCA is the world’s trusted source of knowledge and training guidelines for coaches and athletes. The NSCA provides the crucial link between the lab and the field.

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