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ATLETA City 2 Surf Training – Great First Week!

It’s that time of year again, when the mornings get colder and waking up gets that little bit harder. Winter generally marks a significant decline in outdoor fitness participation – luckily, however, ATLETA is running our morning City 2 Surf training all through winter, up until race weekend on August 9. Need an excuse to […]

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Fitness, Running Speed, VO2-Max and Lactate Threshold

VO2-Max is a term that gets thrown around a lot in fitness literature, but that doesn’t make it any easier to understand. So just what is VO2-Max? And just what does it have to do with our ability to undergo prolonged endurance-based exercise? It all seems like a simple concept, but it’s really an exciting […]

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The Science of Muscle Burn

No doubt that at some point you have done a workout so painful that it feels like your arms and legs might just explode. The burn; the heaviness of your limbs; the pressure on the skin; they are all just so much more intense than after a standard workout. So surely this pain must be […]

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