Maximum heart rate

Maximum Heart Rate: The COMPLETE Guide

With the popularization of heart rate monitors, more and more athletes are paying attention to this physiological measurement. But what about maximum heart rate? What’s the best way to calculate (or measure) your maxHR? And is it possible to increase your maximum heart rate with training? The answer to this last question will undoubtedly surprise … Read more

Understanding the Lactate Threshold

What is the Lactate Threshold?

As an athlete/coach, you’ve surely heard the term “Lactate Threshold” before. But can you actually define it, explain why it’s important, and tell me how to find it? Understanding key concepts of endurance training such as the lactate threshold, vo2max, and Zone 2 training will help you stay engaged in your training as an athlete. … Read more

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