Tag Archives: ACSM

Pacing: A case for pace feedback (or not?)

Sweat Science reports on a recent ACSM presentation, research Luke McIlvenna from the UK investigated whether pacing feedback improved 5 k running performance in a group of 8 runners. Using a randomized cross-over study*, runners did each of the following trials: No distance feedback provided Feedback after each kilometer Continuous feedback...
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VO2 Max Part II: What it is not and why that matters

How to increase your VO2 Max, and why you can’t I am amazed at how so many coaches contradict and confuse VO2 Max and power at VO2 Max (PMax), and try to convince you that you need to increase your max with certain types of intervals, most typically those in...
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Men are from Mars and Women are from…

…Mars! Sorry, that one should be obvious, despite what John Gray suggested, men and women differ less physiologically than we think; Dr’s often have a poor understanding of actual research evidence. One of those myths has extended to weight loss. As the media has portrayed, it is more difficult for women...
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Sprint training and Inflammation

Happy Wednesday! Things at the blog have slowed a bit as my time gets crunched. If you have not figure it out yet, those blog posts take a lot more time to write than the typical web article; maybe that’s why many are so poorly researched and written. In there...
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