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Compatibility of concurrent strength & endurance training in soccer

Compatibility of concurrent strength & endurance training in soccer

A new study on the effects of concurrent strength and endurance training in professional footballers has been published. 21 professional footballers (mean age 21-30, height 171 – 194cm, mass 59 – 88kg) who have all played UEFA Champions league football over the past two seasons participated in a 2 session per week * 8 week programme(…)

Aerobic and anaerobic contribution to 5km time-trial running

Aerobic and anaerobic contribution to 5km time-trial running

The importance of  both LSD and HIT training for improved athletic performance are demonstrated in the research. Baumann et al. (2011) have conducted a neat study highlighting the importance of both aerobic and anaerobic fitness on 5km time-trial performance. A group of trained cross-country runners (n=13) were tested for repeated sprint ability (RSA 50m), maximal anaerobic speed,(…)