Understanding VO2 Max Part 1: What Is VO2 Max?

Understanding VO2 Max Part 1: What Is VO2 Max?

So, What Is VO2 max? I took a graduate level course in Exercise Physiology a few years ago at Eastern Michigan University where we discussed VO2 Max so I thought I would share some of what I learned and hopefully clear up some misconceptions about what VO2 max is and...
Understanding Blood Lactate Testing and Lactate Threshold

Understanding Blood Lactate Testing and Lactate Threshold

I was recently a test subject for Coach Krista Schultz, MEd, CSCS to find out my power output at Lactate Threshold (LT). What is lactate and why should you care about it? First, let’s start with pyruvate. Pyruvate is a byproduct (end result) of anaerobic glycolysis,...

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