197. VO2Max and Accurate Heart Rate Zones
Marathon Running Podcast February 26, 2024x
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197. VO2Max and Accurate Heart Rate Zones

Free UCAN sample pack: UCAN.co/mrpUse code MRP for 20% off! In this episode of the Marathon Running Podcast, we have a fascinating conversation with VO2Martin, diving deep into the intricacies of running performance and training methodologies. We begin by delving into Martin's impressive speed and inquire about the factors beyond natural talent that contributed to his remarkable pace. As someone who has a passion for continuous learning, Martin shares his insights into the most common mistake he observes in others' training routines. Drawing from his extensive research on elite athlete Eliud Kipchoge, Martin offers valuable lessons learned from studying Kipchoge's training regime. He further elaborates on the concept of polarizing runs and how they align with his overarching training philosophy. Exploring the importance of heart rate zones in optimizing performance, Martin explains the different zones and their respective impacts on training. We address the issue of accuracy in heart rate monitoring, particularly with Garmin watches, and its implications for runners. Martin also shares his experiences regarding the correlation between VO2 max readings on wearable devices and those obtained in a lab setting. Additionally, he provides insights into the specific metrics he analyzes for further performance enhancement. Finally, we delve into the concept of fat-burning running, discussing its benefits and implications for runners. Through Martin's expertise and experience, listeners gain valuable insights into improving their training routines and maximizing their running potential. Support our podcast and check out our RunSwag Tshirts ¬∑ Our website: ‚Ā†www.marathonrunningpodcast.com‚Ā† ¬∑ Our Instagram: ‚Ā†@runningpodcast‚Ā† ¬∑ Our Amazon Storefront: ‚Ā†Amazon Storefront‚Ā† ¬∑ Join our Facebook group: ‚Ā†SpeedStriders Facebook Group‚Ā† ¬∑ Youtube https://www.youtube.com/@RunningPodcast