We have been trained to believe that in order to see results (e.g., weight loss, fat loss, muscle increase) from exercise, we need to run until we can barely breathe, lift heavy weights until we are tomato red in the face, or spend hour upon hour walking around an imaginary treadmill track.
We’ve been told that adding high intensity interval t raining (HIIT) workouts into our current fitness routines will not only blast calories, but also effectively increase our cardiovascular endurance and overall strength.
Running is wonderful, but also places great stress on your legs. If you don’t take preventative measures — namely focusing on flexibility and strength training —then you’re placing yourself at a high risk of developing an overuse injury.
You haven’t missed a workout in months and are proud that your strength, endurance and flexibility are improving. But, lately, you find that it’s harder than normal … look for these 15 symptoms of overtraining
You never want to subtract to add i.e. don’t put your pelvic floor at risk to start adding miles. If you have good core strength and stabilization you can progress through the following recommendation more rapidly.
Traits and training suggestions for the three well-known body types. Keep in mind, most people are a blend of two body types, one being more dominant than the other, and don’t fit neatly into one particular category.