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Friday, March 13, 2009
Muscle development vs. CV; Importance of proper breathing for endurance athletes
Two good articles worth review:
iscusses how muscle development - versus merely cardiovascular fitness - is essential to improving running speed.
. This matches my intuition regarding the absolute importance of incorporating tempo runs into your one's weekly workout plans.
I found this article through the "Articles" link from
Describes some important breathing and relaxation techniques which allow a runner to reduce their breathing rate, which has a beneficial effect of a reduced heart rate as well:
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