Training Concepts

Periodization, polarized training, interval workouts—your performance depends on how you train. Master the key training concepts in endurance sports and you will look at every workout with new eyes.

How to Assess and Modify Training Mid-Season

Episode 167

Making a mid-season assessment of your training, and effectively modifying it (if needed), takes skill and confidence. We discuss how to do it, particularly when it comes to structure, recovery, limited time, and top-end form.

Forget Marginal Gains and Focus on the Fundamentals

Episode 153

In an age when athletes often focus on the specifics, we address the importance of focusing on the fundamentals: training, recovery, and functioning gear—the things that will bring you the greatest return for your investment of time, sweat, and energy.

Training in Alignment

Episode 37

How much training is too much? Where is the drop-off in terms of time spent training and race-day results?