I know I’ve talked to a few of you that are doing the Atlantic City 70.3 on 9/15. Part of the training plan has a long (3.5 hour/55 mile) ride on 8/3. I was browsing the Kinetic website and there is a Gran Fondo on 8/3 in Culpeper VA. There are 32, 62 and 100 mile options, these aren’t timed and aren’t a race technically. I’ll be signing…[Read more]
Hi all, I know this gets talked about a lot here but I had a couple questions come up and wanted to toss it around and see what comes back.
1) Is there a point where heart rate goes TOO high? In doing a zone 2 long run, I came across a pretty gnarly hill. I climbed up slow and when I got to the top, I noticed my heart rate was around 200,…[Read more]
The lessons learned are a huge help for newbie like myself. A few nuggets in there I hadn’t even considered. Thanks so much and congrats!
Nevermind – I found it!
Hey Coach AJ,
Thanks for the info. Would you be able to resend the link? Looks like it was shortened or something, I’m not able to click on it or paste it into my browser.
Looking for some insights. I did the heart rate threshold test. My zones came out as follows:
Zone 1: 0-145
Zone 2: 146-158
Zone 3: 159-167
My problem is that every time I try to run and stay in Zone 2, my heart rate ends up shooting up past zone 3 (~180+). So when trying to do a zone 2 run, I end up running what feels really slow…[Read more]