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What is continuous training?
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Lance Armstrong
Lance Armstrong: A veteran of continuous training
Continuous training involves comparatively easy work performed for a relatively long period.

Cycling at a slow speed for 30 minutes is one example of continuous training.

It helps you to develop your aerobic fitness and muscular endurance.

Top athletes such as Lance Armstrong and Paula Radcliffe often use continuous training to help raise their heart rates to the right level.

It is usually only classed as continuous training if the activity lasts for 15 minutes or more.



Introduction
Resistance training
Interval training
Continuous training

Who does continuous training
Endurance cycling Lance Armstrong uses continuous training to get fit
Marathon training Paula Radcliffe is a big fan of this type of training
Endurance rowing Matthew Pinsent is up at 5am doing continuous training every morning



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