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How Researchers Define Zones (including zone 2) | #1 ft. Dr. Robert Jacobs

Updated: Jan 31




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In this episode Dr. Robert Jacobs and I talk about how we started to work together, why we decided to go into academia, the benefits of proper training, and the physiological training plan. And how researchers define training zones!


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Show Notes

0:00 - Introduction

0:23 – How Dr. Jacobs and I met: the origin story!

9:26 – The podcasts goals

10:05 – Dr. Jacobs background: why researchers choose academia?

15:00 – On optimizing performance

17:48 – Scientific communication is key!

19:06 – Thoughts on altitude training

20:14 – Differences between males and females

23:55 – More podcast goals

25:25 – Sensationalizing science in media

28:27 – Damage plus rest equals improvement

30:48 – Is your psychology ruining your training?

31:50 – How to combat a sedentary lifestyle

34:20 – The definitive zone 2

39:03 – How to determine physiological intensity domains

42:11 – Are there three legitimate thresholds?

45:23 – Are thresholds occurring at the same intensity? No but who cares?!

46:49 – The physiological training plan

49:00 - Outro

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