Training essentials and programme design for endurance running


Overview


Elevate Your Endurance Running to New Heights!

Whether you’re a weekend warrior or an elite endurance athlete, a dedicated coach, a health professional, or a student of the sport, our course is designed to turbocharge your performance and bulletproof your body against injuries.

Here’s the Game Plan:

VO2 Max Mastery: Learn how to conduct a VO2 max test with our step-by-step video guide.

Strength Training Secrets: Discover nine resistance training exercises through video demos, complete with sample sets and reps tailored for endurance runners.

Personalized Program Design: Get the tools to create customized training programs that cater to every level—from beginners to marathoners.

Scientific Savvy:Delve into the science of lactate threshold, running economy, and VO2 max, and master the protocols for assessing these key performance indicators.

Athlete Assessment Arsenal: Utilize our sample surveys and medical screening forms, endorsed by the American College of Sports Medicine, to evaluate and support your athletes.

Categorisation Clarity: Learn from sport scientists how to classify endurance athletes accurately.

Altitude Advantage: Unlock the secrets of altitude training to give your performance an edge.

Tapering Techniques: Understand the art and science of tapering to peak perfectly for race day.

Join us and transform your endurance running with evidence-based strategies that will set you apart from the pack.

This course is perfect for....


  • A recreational runner who is looking for scientifically designed training programmes to optimise performance and decrease the risk of injury.
  • A running coach who wants to understand exercise physiology & training principles and methods behind programme design.
  • A fitness professional who wants to train endurance runners.
  • A student who wants to learn about exercise physiology & the training principles and methods behind endurance running.
  • An advanced and/or elite athlete who wants to understand the science behind their training.

What's in Store for You?


  • Module 1: 12 Training Principals and Methods of Assessment
  • Module 2: Exercise Physiology
  • Module 3: Factors Related to Endurance Performance
  • Module 4: Special Issues Related to Endurance Performance
  • Module 5:Designing Training Programmes
  • Module 6: Sample Training Programmes

Assessments


Each module will have four multiple choice questions. Students will have unlimited attempts to answer these questions. A certificate of completion will be issued once all of the assessments have been completed.

Requirements


No previous experience and knowledge is required. However, if the learner is familiar with endurance sports- particularly running- they will benefit more from the course.

Authors


David Leith
David Leith

Biokineticist

MSc in biokinetics with a special interest in strength & conditioning for runners. Being a runner himself, David understands the discipline inside and out, making him a master at the discipline of running.

 
Rebecca Johansson
Rebecca Johansson

Exercise Physiologist

Rebecca holds a Master's degree in exercise physiology from the University of Wisconsin, and is currently a PhD student in exercise science at the University of Cape Town.

 

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