There is no disputing that spin classes are a great way to get fit, boost your cardiovascular fitness and raise your metabolism. However, is spin sufficient if you are trying to change your physical shape by losing weight or toning and shaping your body?This article...

The LT/VT threshold refers to the exercise intensity corresponding to the increase in blood lactate above resting levels (LT) and the associated change in gas exchange (VT). Both of these variables are powerful predictors of performance. Why is this ‘point’ important?It is at this ‘point’ that...

Maximal Aerobic Power (Vo2)The term refers to the functional capacity of the cardiorespiratory system and can be described the maximum rate at which oxygen can be used over a period of time to supply oxygen to muscles.It is important to understand that it is not...

Endurance Exercise – Building the engineWhen it comes to exercise, there are two defining characteristics that decide the type of exercise we are doing; the duration and the intensity of the exerciseExercise = Duration x IntensityThe term ‘endurance’ refers to one’s capacity to sustain a...