Tyme Wear Articles

  • Training Fast and Slow: How Thresholds Guide Training

    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 ath...
  • 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...
  • Training Myth: Lactic Acid

    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 i...
  • Importance of Cadence In Running

    Running is a high impact endeavor that produces relatively high impact forces that must be absorbed and distributed through the joints and muscles ...
  • Training Myth: Fat-Burning Zone

    Dispelling the Fat-Burning Zone Myth The fat-burning zone is a widely misconstrued concept concerning weight loss and fat loss. In the past, endu...
  • How to Train to Prevent Overtraining Syndrome

    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.
  • Threshold Training

    How do I improve my Aerobic and Anaerobic Thresholds? To effectively train for an endurance event, or coach an athlete who is competing in one, acc...
  • The Undervalued Aerobic System

    Guest Author Kristen Hench, Ph.D., USAT Certified Coach, wrote an especially important piece this week. If you're interested in contributing to ou...
  • Unpacking the Science of Thresholds, VO2max, and Max Heart Rate

    Guest Author Kristen Hench, Ph.D., USAT Certified Coach. If you're interested in contributing to our blog, reach out to us at support@tymewear.com...
  • Anaerobic Threshold and Increased Performance

    Guest Author Kristen Hench, Ph.D., USAT Certified Coach, brought more training wisdom to our blog. If you're interested in contributing to our blog...
  • Benefits of Physiological Data for Endurance Athletes

    We’re excited to welcome guest author Kristen Hench, Ph.D., USAT Certified Coach to our blog. See Kristen’s bio at the bottom of the page. If you...