The Asia One Sports website has just announced that the s-League, the professional football (Soccer) league of Singapore, has dumped the beep test which was a mandatory cardiovascular endurance fitness test for players. Players were required to maintain a minimum beep test level of 13.1. This … [Read more...] about S-League Dumps Beep Test
According to the Depaul Women’s Soccer Squad from Chicago in the U.S, even midnight is a good time to do the beep test! The teams fans were invited to watch the squad conduct it’s own version of ‘midnight madness’ on Tuesday night as it opens its 2012 preseason with a beep test at Wish Field inside … [Read more...] about Beep Test Day or Night!
Are you training at the right intensity for beep test improvement? At the Beep Test Academy we regularly discuss the importance of training intensity with our clients. The human body is an amazing instrument that is incredibly efficient at adapting to the environment. When we're training to increase … [Read more...] about Intensity In Your Beep Test Training
Incorrect Turning Technique Will Kill Your Beep Test Score As the beep test increases in speed there is often the temptation to reach out for the end line with our foot. This type of lunging movement is to be avoided at all cost. I think some can feel that by taking one less step to get the foot … [Read more...] about The Beep Test and How NOT to Turn!
At the Beep Test Academy we have a very carefully constructed training program which gives our clients the right process to ensure their training specifically meets the needs of the beep test. Our clients follow our program, Mastering The Beep Test, during the week then meet for our live group … [Read more...] about Beep Test Results – The Right Training, How Do You Know?
Using Correct Foot Placement Will Help Your Beep Test Score To improve our beep test score we need to use the best turning technique we can. Turning is a large part of performing the beep test. In the test you're either running or turning. When we turn we can easily use more effort and energy than … [Read more...] about Beep Test Turning Technique – Using The Correct Foot Placement
Spice Your Beep Test Training Up With Interval Training The beep test really is a unique fitness activity. It doesn’t focus heavily on low intensity and long distances nor does it focus on very high intensity and short distances. Part of the reason the beep test is so challenging is that it takes … [Read more...] about How Interval Training Can Improve Your Beep Test Score
The golden rule of training in my opinion is the rule of specificity. This simply means that your training should be as specific as possible to your training goal. One of the issues preparing for a beep test using a treadmill is the lack of ability to simulate turning 180 degrees. This is not the … [Read more...] about Treadmills and Specificity for Beep Test Training
Your turning technique will impact on your beep test score! When we do the beep test, we're either running or we're turning. So, it's fair to say your beep test turning technique is important. One of the over riding strategies we teach at the Beep Test Academy is to be as efficient as possible and … [Read more...] about Beep Test Turning In A Straight Line!