Methods of training

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Aerobic
which is steady and not too fast, the heart is able to supply enough oxygen to the muscles
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Anaerobic
fast bursts where the heart cannot supply enough oxygen to the muscles.
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Circuit training
involves performing a series of exercises in a special order called a circuit eg sprints, press ups, squat thrusts.
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Continuous training
involves working for a sustained period of time without rest.
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Fartlek training
or 'speed play' training involves varying your speed and the type of terrain over which you run, walk, cycle or ski
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Interval training
involves alternating between periods of hard exercise and rest. It improves speed and muscular endurance
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Weight training
uses weights to provide resistance to the muscles. Reps, sets and intensity for example.
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Altitude training
is aerobic training high above sea level, where oxygen levels are lower. It is used to increase aerobic fitness quickly.
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Plyometric training
also known as "jump training" or "plyos", are exercises in which muscles exert maximum force in short intervals of time, with the goal of increasing both speed and power.
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Flexibility
dynamic stretching, PNF stretching, static stretching, passive (or relaxed) stretching.
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Anaerobic

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fast bursts where the heart cannot supply enough oxygen to the muscles.

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Circuit training

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Card 4

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Continuous training

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Card 5

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Fartlek training

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