HIIT or High-intensity interval training is often touted as the holy grail of training for athletes who have very little time to train or who have stopped seeing gains in their regular training. The big question is does HIIT live up to the hype and is it right for your training regimen and performance goals. This week Coach Rob digs deep on an athlete consult to discover what is hype and what really works!
Recently Coach Rob has received quite a few questions about FTP AKA Functional Threshold Power. So Coach decided to cover FTP on this week’s Endurance Quick Cast. Rob covers the basics of FTP, why knowing your FTP is important, how to set training zones and Coach Rob even gives out a plan or two to improve your FTP!
Having a power meter, learning about the different power terms/jargon and watching the wattage numbers wiz by on your bike computer is going to loose it’s appeal shortly after you get your power meter installed. So what is a cyclist to do? Test and test regularly! Why? You can’t improve what you Don’t Measure Dr. H. James Harrington , … Read More
We love our question and answer shows. We learn so much from our athletes, readers, and listeners. Coach Rob answers questions about, tubualrs, HR straps, Performance Management Analysis, the Cost of Coaching, Breathing Techniques, Comment Troll and has and offer on FREE Training Plans and FREE Consults.
I am taking a quote out of context but was once told by a couple of notable cycling coaches that “speed is a byproduct of power and that searching for faster speeds was irrelevant” and that “I should be trying to figure out how to build more power”. Please remember that I am taking a quote out of context here … Read More