Heart Rate Training by Roy T. BensonHeart Rate Training by Roy T. Benson

Heart Rate Training

byRoy T. Benson, Declan Connolly, Roy Benson

Paperback | March 1, 2011

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If you’re serious about your sport, you’re serious about conditioning. Now, with one small device, you can apply the latest technology, science, and research to take the guesswork out of training, monitor progress, and see results. Heart RateTraining will show you how!

From functions, features, and operational advice for your device to interpreting and applying the results, Heart RateTraining is a step-by-step guide to optimizing performance. You’ll learn how, when, and why monitors can, and should, be incorporated into your workouts, training, and conditioning program to produce maximum results.

In Heart Rate Training, authors Roy Benson and Declan Connolly show you how to determine deficiencies in training and performance, create targeted programs to increase endurance, raise lactate threshold, increase speed and power, and monitor your recovery between workouts. And the sample programs allow you to manipulate the training components to design a long-term training plan across eight endurance sports: walking, running, cycling, swimming, triathlon, rowing, cross-country skiing, and team sports.

When you’re ready to take training and performance to the next level, turn to Heart Rate Training and achieve your personal best.

Roy T. Benson, MPE, CFI, is an exercise scientist and distance-running coach. He has run competitively for more than 40 years, and he has coached professionally for 46 years for military, club, university, and high school teams. From 1993 to 2008, his boys’ and girls’ cross country teams at Marist High Schoo...
Title:Heart Rate TrainingFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.68 inShipping dimensions:10 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:March 1, 2011Publisher:Human Kinetics, Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0736086552

ISBN - 13:9780736086554


Table of Contents

Part I: Foundations

Chapter 1: Monitoring for Maximum Performance

Chapter 2: Evaluating and Customizing Your Zones

Chapter 3: Getting the Most from Your Monitor

Part II: Training

Chapter 4: Targeting Sport-Specific Fitness With Heart Rate

Chapter 5: Increasing Aerobic Endurance

Chapter 6: Raising Anaerobic Threshold

Chapter 7: Boosting Speed and Power

Part III: Programs

Chapter 8: Designing an Effective Training Program

Chapter 9: Walking

Chapter 10: Running

Chapter 11: Cycling

Chapter 12: Swimming

Chapter 13: Triathlon

Chapter 14: Rowing

Chapter 15: Cross Country Skiing

Chapter 16: Team Sports

Editorial Reviews

“RoyBenson has more specific coaching experience for every age and competitive level than anyone I know. Combining that practical knowledge with the scientific expertise of Declan Connolly, this book is an unparalleled guide to maximizing your training using a heart rate monitor, providing both the how and why for each element, and putting it all together in an accessible, easy-to-apply package.”Jonathan Beverly -- Editor in Chief, Running Times "Heart Rate Training offers unparalleled exercises and advice for athletes of every sport, every level, and every age."Alex Krebs -- Eastern Development and Competitions Manager, U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association “In Heart Rate Training, Benson and Connolly show you how to interpret and apply your heart rate data into a practicalscience-based training program that provides results.”Malachy McHugh, PhD -- Director of Research, Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma