Nicki Winfield Almquist, PhD, is a researcher at University of Copenhagen, Denmark. In this interview, we discuss the effects on performance as well as acute muscular and hormonal responses of including sprints in otherwise low-intensity cycling (and other endurance) training.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-Effects on (cycling) performance of including sprints in otherwise low-intensity, long-duration endurance training
-Muscular and hormonal responses to this type of training
-Recovery time-course when including sprints
-How might the results seen in studies in cyclists translate to running and swimming?
-Practical applications - when, how and why might triathletes benefit from including sprints in their endurance training?
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