3 WORKOUTS TO IMPROVE YOUR STAMINA AND ENDURANCE

3 WORKOUTS TO IMPROVE YOUR STAMINA AND ENDURANCE

If you want to build endurance and stamina, you should go for a really long run or bike trip, right? NO! The answer is no! 

It is confusing: if you’re training for a marathon, you obviously run a lot and far. But there’s way more to the equation. 

alpha three workouts

To stay strong longer on a race course (or just in your regular workout life) two factors come into play: VO2 max and lactate threshold. Workouts performed at high intensity (better known as HIIT or high-intensity interval training) help boost both!

To really kick your endurance up a notch, the following workouts can be performed!

Workout 1:

For time:

Row 600 m 

Bike 600 m 

Run 600 m 

Score is total time:

alpha three workout

Workout 2:

Complete the following for as many rounds as possible in 16 minutes.

10 burpees to target 

20 wall balls @8lbs/@14lbs 

250m row

 

score is amount of rounds completed in a time domain of 16 minutes.

Workout 3:

Echo bike intervals:

8 calories sprint 

 

Rest 02:00 

 

Repeat 8 times 

Note times

IJBURG PERSONAL TRAINING GROUP WORKOUTS

With these kinda workouts we get all the cardiovascular benefits of endurance work – BUT without the attendant loss of strength, speed and power!