Anaerobic threshold training session

In a previous article, we’ve discussed Training using heart rate zones, which gives some of the theoretical details about defining and using heart rate zones in your training. In this article, we take a look at how monitoring heart rate and the use of heart rate zones has supported a particular type of exercise session: 1 hour of cycling effort purely in the aerobic zones (Zones 1, 2 and 3). This type of training is... Read more >>

Training using heart rate zones

When starting out with a training program, one of the questions people ask is whether they are getting the most from the efforts they’re putting in. A common problem is actually pushing too hard for too long, which unless carefully managed can lead to over-training, a situation that not only takes its toll on the body, but also means that your performance can actually decrease as you continue training in the same way. A carefully... Read more >>