Sports scientist Stephen Seiler joins us today to talk about Polarized Training, or intensity distribution, as well as a related concept he came up around the ‘Hierarchy of Endurance Training Needs’.
We cover some really interesting and practical information that you can take to your own training patterns today. Regardless of your training the idea that we should have focus and a purpose to our intensity and volume should resonate.
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Book of sports physiology got him into it
Remember, there are no “toxic” intensities over one or a few sessions. But over time, it is easy to adopt a toxic intensity distribution.
— Stephen Seiler (@StephenSeiler) April 18, 2017
This figure, from this new new paper, caught my attention and convinced sceptical me to purchase a Smartphone app for HRV monitoring. pic.twitter.com/Ai0zotTLX6
— Stephen Seiler (@StephenSeiler) March 29, 2017
-> higher elements have risk: low-cost reward (response, sickness, decrease training)
Best books – come back to
Gladwell’s books – Gladwell’s books
– Glicks – chaos/butterfly effects in “Making New Science Book”
– don’t discount older books on reinvent wheel