Tag Archives: HR

Aerobic Decoupling: Still just CV drift, and not worth the time

AEROBIC DECOUPLING DEFINED “when heart rate is held steady during extensive endurance training, output may be expected to drift downward. This parallel relationship between input (heart rate) and output (power or speed) is referred to as “coupling.” When they are no longer parallel in a workout as one variable remains...
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2015 Season Opener: Instant Classic 1/2 marathon

Well it has been a very long time since my last post! I have to be honest, it has been difficult to maintain a steady [ESP] Tipcast schedule and blog, especially as I make an effort to bring back full length podcasts (which are set to return by May). However,...
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Training zone myths and misuse

The use of training zones has become ubiquitous at all levels of endurance training, and has even made its way into resistance training. While I cannot the usefulness of prescribing a zone for training, its overuse and over-valuation has led to a great deal of misinformation. A recent debate on Facebook regarding a training...
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