Training in zones

Training zones

Classifying your training into zones is vital for effective training. Your body responds to different training stimuli in different ways. Your workout needs to be adjusted to the zones that you are going to train in. What training zones are in use? Active recovery: Training in this zone will improve your recovery time. After a … Read more

Resting and maximum heart rate

Identifying your maximum and resting heart rate is vital for the calculation of training zones. Particularly for endurance training these numbers are very important and they are not hard to come to. But there are a few things to consider. How to find your maximum heart rate: You have probably heard of the formula 220 … Read more

Energy systems

The human body has two main energy system it gets the energy from. The aerobic and the anaerobic system. Whats is that and when does the body use which? All human cells can only use ATP to create power. Phosphate, carbohydrate and fat needs to be transformed into ATP first which happens at different speeds. … Read more