INTERMITTENT TRAINING SUSTAINS GREATER WORK VOLUMES THAN CONTINUOUS TRAINING
Billat, V. L., Bocquet, V., Slawinski, J., Demarle, A., Lafitte, L., Chassaing, P, & Koralsztein, J. P. (1999). Intermittent running at vVO2max allows to sustain a longer time at VO2max that severe continuous submaximal run. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 31(5), Supplement abstract 275.
This investigation compared time sustained at VO2max in exhaustive exercise under two protocols:
Ss were long distance runners (N = 9) unfamiliar with intermittent training.
Intermittent work provided greater time at VO2max and lower blood lactates than in continuous training.
Implication. Work volumes at VO2max are extended with intermittent training over those achieved with continuous training.
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