Today we bring you a special replay of one of our most popular episodes from 2013. It’s a nuts and bolts kind of topic so get ready to learn a lot!
Maybe you have a heart rate monitor (HRM) that you never use or use a heart rate monitor and get frustrated because you don’t fully understand how to go about using this training method.
In this post I want to cut through the clutter and tell you how to get started with heart rate training. You will learn:
- What to know before you start heart rate training
- Three ways to find your ideal training zones
- The limitations of heart rate training
Ready, set, go! Continue Reading →
Zone 2 training is something I get asked about quite often. You may have heard us talk about it in the quick tip segment of MTA podcast episode 178.
Many people find that they have to slow way down or even add walking intervals to keep their heart rate in Zone 2.
This can be frustrating but it reflects the state of your aerobic system and the fact that a better endurance base needs to be built. So give it time! Continue Reading →