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coaching masters athletes

Faster, Higher, Stronger! not just for the young!

Do you want to Improve your Performance?

In the world of Masters Track what do we need to be aware of to improve our performance?

Well here I hope to not only find out for myself but also share that with everyone else. Ranging from fully tested and proved training ideas to far out concepts if I can find it ill be sure to test it and then share that concept or idea with you all to benefit too.

In my view the better masters track performances become the more spotlight the sport gets! And that is a good thing for everyone.

Marathon Training Plan

Marathon Training Plan

The ultimate challenge has been accepted! now you want to compete a Marathon! Well hopefully the below plan can get your started along the way.  Marathon Training Plan. How do you know what marathon time you should aim for? “If you have run a marathon or even a half marathon before you should have a ...
Lactic acid for more testosterone

Lactic acid for more testosterone

If you end your strength training session with a set of high reps so that your muscles produce extra lactic acid, it’s likely to increase your natural testosterone production. This Lactic acid increases testosterone production through the Leydig cells. If when you complete a strength training session you add a set of high reps set ...
Sitting in a Sauna can raise Human Growth Hormone HGH!

Sitting in a Sauna can raise Human Growth Hormone HGH!

I spent the new year holidays tucked away in the woods and hills in my very own log cabin. with the wonderful use of Sauna and this reminded me of a paper I read a long time ago about HGH and heat response, and so I have dug up this article. Its important to remember ...
Grow old like an athlete

Grow old like an athlete

The question of how to maximise ‘health span’ – the period of life during which we are generally healthy and free from serious disease – is increasingly prevalent both in and out of sport. Global average lifespan doubled during the 20th Century, and this trend continues. Someone who is 50 today could expect to live ...
Men in their fifties recover just as quickly from strength training as men in their twenties

Men in their fifties recover just as quickly from strength training as men in their twenties

If you are older than forty and train with weights, you will probably have noticed that your body is aging. Your making less progress than when you were younger, and your workouts have a more profound impact on your energy levels, your joints and muscles. Does this mean that your body recovers less quickly, and ...
Circuit Training for Masters Athletes

Circuit Training for Masters Athletes

Can Exercising with body weight, improve performance? Circuit Training for the older adult and Master Athlete. As the beginning of Winter Conditioning is here, its time is started doing more Circuit Training in the programme. When I first started athletics, my then coach had a weekly session at the local school hall. I was fit! ...
Training Reversibility

Training Reversibility

Training Reversibility An in-depth look at the science that happens of what actually happens when you take your end of season break! Or get Injured and cant train If you want a quick run down of this article take a look at End of Season Break! Introduction Life happens! A moto to live by sometimes ...
End of Season Break – Detraining Effect

End of Season Break – Detraining Effect

This Blog is a summary of part of the new Coaching section and the page covering –Training Reversibility – an in-depth review of the science that happens when we detrain. Will I look like I skip leg day? It’s the end of the season and the coach says ‘ok, see you in 3 weeks’ or ...
Ice or Heat for Muscle Pain

Ice or Heat for Muscle Pain

If like me at this time of year you are working hard to get the most out of your body, you’ll likely also have a few niggles are even an injury to deal with! Heck, I’m still working my way back from an injury months ago (the aging body just doesn’t want to heal like ...

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