Tag Archives: VO2 max

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        I have a few open spots for 2015 coaching. If you are an individual who has been struggling to improve, or simply lack the training time many coaches demand, please contact me and tell me your story. Coaching rates are variable based on your individual need, but...
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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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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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VO2 max and max training: setting the record straight

OK, as part of my New Years resolution I have avoided criticism over proactive advice, but I also cannot sit idly by as yet another article purports to discuss VO2 max and related training and GET IT WRONG. As usual the culprit is the enigmatic Competitor Group, who, like Runner’s World...
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Getting the physiology right part 2

In the first article I related a recent Newsletter article I received on testing. In part 2, I’ll correct a second portion of that article dealing with lactate threshold testing, and offer tips on finding a good test center. Lactate Testing: Lactate Testing is an additional laboratory test to establish...
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