Tailoring training to develop the requirements of a particular sport/activity
What is needed to be developed in training?
muscles (running - legs); type of fitness (strength/speed/stamina); skills (kicking, serving etc)
What is FITT?
Frequency, Intensity, Time and Type
What does the national institute for health and clinical excellence suggest to maintain health?
30 minutes of moderate exercise 5 times a week.
What does frequency of training depend on?
what you wish to achieve: health = 5x30minutes per week; elite athletes = 2x/day
What is intensity of training and how is it monitored?
how hard you work during your training sessions - monitor a performer’s heart rate. The harder you work, the faster your heart beats - Heart rate can indicate which energy system is being used. - In order to train the correct energy system, you need to calculate maximum heart rate (MHR).