Methods of training
- Continuous training develops cardiovascular fitness.
- Fartlek (speed play) training develops a range of components and is used by games players.
- Interval training develops strength, speed and muscular endurance.
- Weight training develops strength.
- Plyometric training develops power.
What are training methods?
A training method is the form of exercise you select to improve your fitness. The training method selected has a significant impact on training outcomes. Training must be relevant to your goals, this refers to the training principle of specificity.
What are the methods of training PE?
Fartlek training or ‘speed play’ training involves varying your speed and the type of terrain over which you run, walk, cycle or ski. It improves aerobic and anaerobic fitness. Interval training involves alternating between periods of hard exercise and rest. It improves speed and muscular endurance.
Why are training methods important in sport?
Training allows the body to gradually build up strength and endurance, improve skill levels and build motivation, ambition and confidence. Training also allows athletes to gain more knowledge of their sport as well as enabling them to learn about the importance of having a healthy mind and body.
What training methods improve balance?
Training Methods: Balance
Exercises to improve you balance should be included in any balanced exercise program. A great way to improve your balance is to work on the core muscle groups that help to maintain your posture. Pilates and yoga is one way of doing this. There are two types of balance: static and dynamic.