Tag Archives: Chris Carmichael

ESP Tipcast 64: What I’ve learned from 8 years of low volume training

On tipcast 64 I discuss what I’ve learned from low volume training programs over the past 8 years. Well before Chris Carmichael jumped onto the HIT bandwagon with his time-crunched approach, I was experimenting with polarized training, HIT and reduced volume. Here are some of the highlights: Many coaches fall...
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VO2 max Part 1: What it is and why it matters

NOTE: Full citations and articles should be up shortly. VO2 Max* is the maximal amount of oxygen you can breathe into your lungs, transport and then actually uptake and use by your muscles; it is typically expressed as ml per kg of mass (or muscle mass) per minute. No other...
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