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Steady State vs. Tempo Training and Fat Loss – Q&A

Question: I’ve been reading your blogs about steady state vs. interval training and they have been quite eye opening. In your article, “pole vault your way to a hot body” you talked a lot about tempo work in 400m runners. My question is, is this tempo running in kind of a low intensity interval training type situation better than long distance duration runs.… Read More

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Anaerobic Threshold on a Bike versus Treadmill – Q&A

Q: Question that I’ve been asking around and can’t find a good, solid answer: I recently did a metabolic test at my gym to determine my anaerobic threshold and my VO2 max. The trainer who conducted the test told me, as they tell everyone who takes the test, that my AT would be 10 bpm lower on a bike or in a cycle class than it was on the treadmill when I took the test.Read More