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Is lactate threshold different for different activities and/or muscle groups?

Is the adaption resulting from lactate threshold training mainly in the trained muscles, in the cardiovascular system, or both? If I improve my lactate threshold through one kind of training, ...
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Mixing anaerobic or lactate threshold training and base aerobic training in the same workout

I typically have 1.5 hours available for a workout once a day. However I can only really manage around 45 minutes of effective high intensity intervals or lactate threshold training in one session. ...
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Best way to determine aerobic pace for running

Context: Aerobic pace makes up a large volume of my weekly mileage. I use 1-2 easy paced runs (slower than aerobic), 1 workout, and 1 long run, and everything in between is aerobic (I've seen it ...
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Blood lactate and glucose

When you exercise blood lactate levels tend to increase as a function of intensity. At the same time, I have seen in a few research papers that blood glucose levels tend to drop as lactate increases ...
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Training @lactate threshold decreases anaerobic capacity

I just read through Steve Magness’ book ‘The science of running’ and came across the following statement : Threshold is the most commonly used workout, and it works extremely well for ST runners, but ...
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Clear cut explaination of threshold training

I had my heart-rate zones measured lately and I know where my Aerobic & Anaerobic thresholds are. The doctor made an in deep explanation what it means. Though I feel I lost him midway the ...
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Is Anaerobic Threshold a concept or a construct?

If found in litterature loads of papers challenging the concept of AT ( Anaerobic Threshold ). Most of them explain how this is only a construct and how and why previous expert were lead into ...
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Can I train to improve my Lactate Threshold?

From Wikipedia: Lactate inflection point (a.k.a. Lactate Threshold), is the exercise intensity at which the blood concentration of lactate and/or lactic acid begins to exponentially increase. Often ...