There are six varied sessions each week. This covers all distances, jumps and throws. Join our Facebook group or see the section "Keep Up to Date" to see the latest news regarding training.
We have strong ties with the Edinburgh Athletics City club and if you are wanting to train on the track 3 times a week, we can set you up with joining their training sessions. Bill Walker, former commonwealth athlete, is extremely experienced. City train on a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at Meadowbank Stadium. Please do not hesitate to ask one of our captains for more information, see contact.
Here is an example of weekly training:
Meet at 7.55pm in Studio gym.
EUAC has its own training session in the Pleasance Studio Gym every Monday. This session comprises of both cardiovascular exercises and body circuits and is customised to the needs of the club and members.
There is no charge for this session, requires gym membership or £3 to enter the gym. This is unlikely to be a problem but there is limited capacity to 60 athletes, if we have a large amount of interest we are required to choose the members at random to ensure we do not breach CSE regulations.
Meet at the Dick vet corner of the meadows at 6.20pm.
This session is free of charge and involves running specific distances of the meadows to improve speed endurance.
Sprinters can use this as a ligter session to focus on technique and bridge the gap between circuits and track.
This session will last approximately 45 minutes and is specific to increasing anaerobic fitness and other endurance.
Meet at 2.45pm outside Pollock halls reception to walk down.
This session will cost £2 for entry to track. Do not pay at reception, say you are with EUAC and proceed down to the track.
There are three sessions which run in parallel: sprint training, middle distance training and throws, with jumps starting at 4.20pm. With experienced coaches we ensure that you can improve your PB.
This training consists of speed endurance, block starts and acceleration phase training while perfecting technique to ensure competition fitness.
A vital session for improving performance, our specified Middle Distance Training Secretary runs the session with progression over the season. Typical sessions will be of varied distances and rests, such a pyramid sets.
An opportunity for all those wishing compete in throwing field events to improve technique for up coming competitions.
Edinburgh City coach John Scott runs the session for jumpers to practice, improve and develop high and long jump.
Meet outside the squash courts of the CSE gym at 8.20pm.
Never underestimating the importance of flexibility and core strength, this sessions is run to improve just that.This session requires gym memebership or cost £3 to enter the gym.
This session will last approximately 1 hour and will allow to loosen muscles after track to ensure minimal risk of injuries.
Meet at the Meadows, by the Pavilion opposite Marchmont Road.
James is a very friendly lad and has agreed to help us put on a strength & conditioning session on Friday afternoons. We'll start off by doing some plyo work and continue with core and stretch. Should be very good. Dress to train outside.
If the interest is overwhelming we might make this a double session since James can only cater for a smaller number of people at a time.
It is perfectly suited to all levels of athletes. To continue the building upon the previous success or entering the sport to get competition fit and improving your technique.
Meet at Pollock hall reception at 10.45am.
This session is lactic training, consisting of reps of hill sprints and bounds for sprinters and longer distance reps for middle distance.
Two sessions will run in parallel for short and middle distance to increase anaerobic fitness. With Arthur's Seat as the back drop, this is training with a view.
Sprinters will sometimes replace this with an additional track session. Such occasions will be specified with plenty of notice