Here are some of my current thoughts and questions on the topic of VO2max trainability, time near VO2max, hard-start and intermittent intervals, and adaptations toward capacity and efficiency.
I want to look at my other favourite VO2max workout, the Rønnestad style Hard-start 30/15s VO2max workout. This was the protocol I arrived at based on Rønnestad, Seiler, Buchheit & Laursen, and others' research into optimizing interval prescription for maximizing adaptations to VO2max.
Just a cool comparison from my workout yesterday, that offers a chance to compare steady-power 30/15s intervals to decreasing-power 30/15s intervals. I set out to do 3x sets of my favourite VO2max workout, because with the vascular issue in my leg I'm scared of I can't do more effective continuous power workouts. I wasn't sure what my … Continue reading Comparing Steady Power to Decreasing Power