What Exactly Is a Long Slow Distance Ride?

Coaches Trevor Connor and Ryan Kohler analyze ride data from one of Trevor's LSD (long, slow distance) rides in order to explain the correct execution of one of these fundamental rides.

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The long, slow distance ride: It sounds simple, but many people struggle to grasp exactly what this entails. Coaches Trevor Connor and Ryan Kohler analyze ride data from one of Trevor’s LSD rides in order to explain the correct execution of one of these fundamental rides.

They decipher how long and slow your LSD rides should be to get the correct training adaptation. They also sift through WKO data in order to define “aerobic threshold” and what it represents. Finally, they discuss the significance of understanding the overall trends in the data and not focusing on outliers.

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