interval training prescription

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Written instructions containing pertinent information for an interval training session. The prescription indicates the number of sets and repetitions, training distance, work load (e.g. time taken to run a certain distance), and recovery period. A typical set for a runner is written as: Set1 6 × 200 at 0.30 (1:40 jog); that is, the first set contains six repetitions of 200 m in a time of 30 s and a recovery jog taking 1 min 40 s.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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