Tag Archives: Polarized training

Specificity of training: can you be too specific?

I recently commented on whether training specificity, that is training in a manner that is specific and nearly identical to your event is best, or whether it was a “dead” concept. As I stated, the principle of specificity is alive and well, and it critically important to development of your full...
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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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