muscle fibers will no longer be able to contract. Under metabolic fatigue, metabolites such as lactic acid build up and interfere with the calcium ions necessary for contraction. Endurance training teaches your nervous system to send out strong, sustained signals while helping to clear out metabolites. BENEFITS OF ENDURANCE TRAINING Whether you’re doing long runs, distance swimming, Ironman races, or training for the Tour de France, increasing your endurance has its advantages. Even if you’re not a competitive athlete, endurance training can improve

Regular aerobic exercise has health benefits such as lowering blood pressure.

your overall well-being. ImprovedHeart Health

As endurance training is primarily an aerobic activity, you’re directly working out your cardiacmuscle— the heart. Asking your heart to deliver oxygen to your extremities for prolonged periods gradually makes it stronger, alleviating some of the stressors at rest.


Endurance Training: What it is and How it Helps

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