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Can I train to improve my Lactate Threshold?

First of all we have to look at what you need in terms of real conditional capacities. Lactate thresholds have been used to asses one's endurance capacities related to many sports such as cycling, ...
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Training @lactate threshold decreases anaerobic capacity

Here is an explanatory paragraph from what is apparently Steve's original site: To help further explain this, I'll give some examples using hypothetical lactate values. If athlete A before he ...
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Best way to determine aerobic pace for running

I wouldn't completely scrap the HR readings, although I am definitely not a fan of HR based training. It can be an indicator of fatigue and recovery on a long term basis, however. I find it more ...
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Clear cut explaination of threshold training

Part of your confusion stems from the fact that people use threshold training to mean different things. Most of the time, joe runner on the street uses threshold and interval training as terms in ...
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Isn't the lactate threshold pace estimation from Friel's test wrong?

It's a little bit of an interpretation problem, that Friel addresses in one of his blog posts. Near the top of this page is a definition of lactate threshold: So, in short, your lactate threshold is ...
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Is HR zone 2 usually that high?

Are you and your friends using different devices to measure your heart rate zones? It looks like you are using Garmin, which is estimating your lactate threshold heart rate and defining different ...
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Is Anaerobic Threshold a concept or a construct?

The most basic definition of the Anaerobic Threshold is where the body generates more lactic acid than it can flush out. So if you were to make a line graph in which one line represents the rate ...
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