endurance training

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en·dur·ance train·ing

(en-dūr'ăns trān'ing)
Athletic activity that focused on aerobic performance (e.g., running marathons).

endurance training

Physical training for athletic events requiring prolonged effort, such as running a marathon, swimming a long distance, or climbing mountains.

Patient care

Patients who participate in endurance sports are likely to lose weight and improve their well-being, and blood glucose and cholesterol levels. It is wise to initiate training slowly, avoid overuse injuries, and gradually increase workload.


Patients who have diabetes mellitus, joint disease, a history of smoking or chronic respiratory illnesses, atherosclerotic vascular disease, loss of consciousness or seizures, or complicated medical regimens should consult with health care professionals before beginning endurance training.
See also: training

endurance training

prolonged training at relatively low intensity, aimed at enhancement of cardiorespiratory function, together with aerobic capacity of the exercised muscles.
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