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Continuous Training
Continuous training involves comparatively easy work performed for a relatively long period. Cycling at a slow speed for 30 minutes is one example of continuous training. It helps you to develop your aerobic fitness and muscular endurance.
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Fartlek Training
Fartlek involves training at a continuous exercise, but varying the intensity and type of exercise. For example, a running session could include sprinting for 10 seconds, fast walking for 20 seconds, jogging for 1 minute and repeating this. You can a
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Interval Training
Interval training involves periods of hard work followed by a timed period of rest, repeated several times in one training session.
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Circuit Training
There are usually between 8 and 15 stations and at each one you do a different exercise for 1 minute. At the end you then move on to the next station. Rest can be incorporated depending on the level of the participants.
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Weight Training
uses weights to provide resistance to the muscles. It improves muscular strength (high weight, low reps), muscular endurance (low weight, high reps, many sets) and power (medium weight and reps performed quickly).
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Cross Training
involves using another sport or activity to improve your fitness. It happens when an athlete trains in a different environment. For example a volleyball player uses the power training for that sport to help with fitness for long jump.
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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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Fartlek involves training at a continuous exercise, but varying the intensity and type of exercise. For example, a running session could include sprinting for 10 seconds, fast walking for 20 seconds, jogging for 1 minute and repeating this. You can a

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Fartlek Training

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Interval training involves periods of hard work followed by a timed period of rest, repeated several times in one training session.

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There are usually between 8 and 15 stations and at each one you do a different exercise for 1 minute. At the end you then move on to the next station. Rest can be incorporated depending on the level of the participants.

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uses weights to provide resistance to the muscles. It improves muscular strength (high weight, low reps), muscular endurance (low weight, high reps, many sets) and power (medium weight and reps performed quickly).

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