Anaerobic Threshold or FTP might well be the most popular metric in endurance sports. However, you may actually never ride or run at threshold.
Carbohydrate storage is very limited in the human body, and so is the uptake rate an athlete can tolerate when training and racing.
You’ve been told you need to train 15, 18 or even 20 hours a week to qualify for theIronman World Championships. Well, think twice.
Only once you’re able to relate a training program to specific physiological adaptations, you’re able to train in a true specific way and create a training program that targets the adaptation to match your individual goals.
Going sub-5 for the bike leg of an Ironman is a true milestone. Getting faster after this benchmark is clearly harder, but not impossible…if you know what limits your performance.
For INSCYD and team BORA – hansgrohe the first quarter of the year has been a blast.
Triathlon coach Joseph Spindler uses fat - and carbohydrate combustion rates to pace his athlete to a new personal best, sub-3h marathon.
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Metabolic demands to win a sprint at the Tour de France