One long run of 5 miles as part of a training programme
for a half marathon would be classified as which method of training?
Dilbert runs 6 lots of 40m sprints at 80% intensity
with a 30 second rest in between each where he walks back to the start
and prepares himself again. Which method of training is this?
Ruprect is working to develop his aerobic and anaerobic
systems at varying intensities. He decides that a good way to help this
is to do some 'speed-play' running. His session lasted for about half
an hour, running at a number of different speeds, on flat land and up
and down hills. What is the name of this type of training?
Pamela goes to athletics club to meet her friends
and have a chat about her weekend. As part of their training session they
do 3 sets of 8 different types of exercise moving from station to station. Which type of training is this?
Herbert became bored of running running 5 miles
a day to improve his aerobic fitness. He devised a set of training sessions
which would develop technique, fitness and several other general skills
which could be applied to other sports. He also included 15 minutes jogging,
15 minutes rowing and 15 minutes cycling with sprint drills at the end. Which "method of training" is this?
Roberta includes the following in her training session:
Bench press - 3 sets of 8 reps. at 85% intensity. Is she working at improving muscular "strength" or "endurance"?
Dwight carried out interval training which involved
cycling up a steep hill at 70% intensity with a minute rest in between.
Do you think he would be working predominantly aerobically or
Joanna is a serious javelin thrower. She does weight
training once a week, circuit training twice a week and technique training
twice a week. What kind of weight training do you think
she might be doing during the winter months?
Heavy weights, low repetitions - strength training
Light toning exercises
Heavy training with light weights and high repetitions
Bicep curl, leg press, shoulder press, lat pull-down,
heavy squats, power clean, bench press and leg curl are all examples of which type of training?
Own body weight training
Rob did a 10 minute warm up before starting a martial
arts training session. After raising his temperature by jogging and skipping, what do you think he was MOST LIKELY to do next as part
of his preparation?
Some work on the theory of exercise
Which BEST describes the term "Flexibility
Flexibility training is where there is a conscious effort to progressively improve the long term range of movement at a joint and increase the elasticity of the muscles.
Flexibility training is where the athlete stretches the muscles to improve short term range of movement at a joint and elasticity of the muscle.
What is a "REPETITION" in the context
of training for sport?
When training becomes boring from doing it over and over again
When a competition occurs regularly
One complete exercise which can be repeated within a "set"
One complete set of exercises
What is a "SET" in the context
of training for sport?
A number of complete exercises (or repetitions) put together in a batch
A number of exercises put together over a period of a week
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