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  • Mitochondria: The Key to Power and Performance

    How do we get faster and cover longer distances? At the most basic level, this occurs as our body gets better at using oxygen to create the energy...
  • Using Thresholds to Inform Training: A Complete Guide

    For a long time, it has been a standard training practice in the elite endurance world to use thresholds to guide workout intensity. Most elite at...
  • Thresholds: The Key to Maximum Training Benefit

    Knowing your thresholds is a useful way to quantify effort and distribute your training load, but understanding what they mean and how to use them...
  • The Importance of Accurate Thresholds

    Polar's Sport Tester PE 2000 came out in 1982 and since then heart rate has been the standard measurement of intensity along with speed for endura...
  • Debunking the Lactic Acid Myth

    Athletes often refer to lactic acid when talking about the side effects of a hard and strenuous workout. Lactic acid has played an essential role ...
  • The Science of Cadence: What You Need to Know to Run Faster and Smarter

    Running is a high impact endeavor that produces relatively high impact forces that must be absorbed and distributed through the joints and muscles...
  • Debunking the Myth of the Fat Burning Zone: What You Need to Know

    The fat-burning zone is a widely misconstrued concept concerning weight loss and fat loss. In the past, endurance athletes have focused a large am...
  • What Causes Overtraining Syndrome and How to Prevent It

    We've seen top athlete's careers spiral, and we've likely all felt one of the three stages. The decline is brought about by an overload of either your sympathetic or parasympathetic nervous system and can take an overwhelming physical and mental toll on even the toughest of people. This article, and the information in it could be the barrier between you and your next personal best. Better yet, it could be the reason you enjoy a long, stable, and active life.
  • A Step-by-Step Guide to Improving Your Thresholds

    To effectively train for an endurance event, or coach an athlete who is competing in one, accurate physiological data is key to guiding and monito...
  • Slowing Down to Go Fast: The Undervalued Aerobic System

    Physiological indicators imply much about the preparedness and performance of endurance athletes. To effectively train for an endurance event, or...
  • VT1, VT2, and VO2Max: Unpacking the Science of Thresholds:

    Cardiorespiratory fitness, typically determined by maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max), is an essential measurement for the exercise physiologist, coa...
  • Anaerobic Threshold and Increased Performance

    Anaerobic threshold (AT) is one of the most common and useful performance markers used by many athletes and coaches. Anaerobic threshold also refe...