Dr. Stephen Seiler introduces polarized training during this in-studio podcast with FLO Cycling.
Applying the Polarized Training Model, with Dr. Stephen Seiler
Dr. Stephen Seiler breaks down the application of the polarized training model, addressing what is meant by the two thresholds — LT1 and LT2 — how to determine yours. We also discuss why it’s important not to over-estimate LT1 or LT2, and how to use them to determine your zones in a three-zone model.
Go Slow to Be Fast
The concepts of central and peripheral conditioning help explain why an effective training base period leads to speed and durability in the race season.