VIDEO: Training for an Ironman Part 1B - Threshold Testing and Critical Volume

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In this second part of Training for an Ironman, Jesse Kropelnicki will discuss threshold testing and the importance of 'critical volume' to get the training needed for race day.

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In this second part of 5, Jesse Kropelnicki, head coach of QT2 Systems will discuss the training fundamentals of Ironman.

  • Bike and run threshold testing to determine heart-rate zones for Ironman training
    • Max HR
    • Karvonen
    • Offset
  • Energy systems
    • Anaerobic
    • Aerobic
  • Lactate curves
  • Critical volume - minimum volume needed to train for a particular race pace
    • Speed potential
    • Durability
    • Critical volume curves
    • --> Why do so many people walk the Ironman run?
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date: August 14, 2009

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