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Jogging for muscular endurance program coursework

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Jogging Programme Jogging is a form of trotting or running at a slow or leisurely pace. The main intention is to increase fitness with less stress than running usually around a pace of less than 6 mph (10 minute per mile pace, 10 km/h, 6 min/km). Jogging is an aerobic exercise compared to running or sprinting which are anaerobic. Advantages of jogging * Jogging is one of the healthiest sports. It strengthens the muscles and improves muscular endurance. * Jogging is ideal for increasing fitness levels and burning calories, about 700 kcal/hour. * Jogging is a good way of relieving stress. ...read more.


The heavier you are, the more important it is to have well-cushioned shoes. They should fit well and match your foot type and jogging style. During wet weather or when jogging on slippery surfaces you should wear gripped trainers so you don't fall over. * Heart rate monitor: A heart rate monitor is practical for avoiding overexertion. * Make sure to wear suitable sportswear. Functional high-tech sportswear is obviously ideal however light and breathable clothing such as cotton is sufficient for moderate temperatures. * In cold or wet weather warm and waterproof clothing should be worn, ideally layers. * In warm weather a cap and sun cream should be worn to protect your skin from the sun. ...read more.


* You should also make sure someone knows where and when you are going to be training. Jogging technique * Keep your back straight. The head and spinal column should form a straight line. * Tighten your abdominal muscles. This will help you to maintain the correct posture. * Relax the shoulders when jogging. * Keep your feet pointed in the direction you are running in. * Roll through the entire step from heal to toe. * Breathe slowly and regularly. * When jogging uphill you should maintain your rhythm and the same level of effort but shorten your stride and slow down as you climb. * When jogging downhill your stride should be longer, but don't let it lengthen too much. ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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