Zone 2 Training For Masters Athletes. Why heart rate shouldn’t be ignored.

Premium access. Now some of the masters rowers that read this, may be thinking, what has a Tour de France cyclists performance got to do with rowing? They are not they same sports, and rowing is way tougher. They are not the same sports, yet both have similar demands on the body to produce enormous amounts of power. For instance, full throttle for a rider of Pogačar’s ability for an hour on the bike, is around 415 watts for his 65 kgs. That’s 6.4 watts per kg for an hour. For an 85 kg master . . .

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