New video posted on YouTube (if you’d like to support my channel please subscribe here and help me reach my big target of 100 by the end of 2021!)
In this video I talk through the “Pure Endurance” method which was first proposed by Ernst van Aaken in 1947.
I have adapted it to train to improve my Aerobic Endurance.
Aerobic Endurance is the ability to sustain medium to high intensity exercise for long periods and is critical for athletic performance for distances from 1 mile to the marathon. It can also be used to maintain general health, fitness and wellbeing with reduced risk of injury.
I have found this method to be very effective to build a base from which to then sharpen race pace depending on what races I am training for. It is the “bread and butter” so to speak. All of my runs are done this way except race pace sessions and long runs.
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