Sebastian Weber is a sports scientist, coach of world class cyclists and endurance athletes, and consultant of multiple world class cycling teams and other endurance sports organisations and federations. He is also the co-founder of the physiological performance software INSCYD. In this two-part interview we discuss recent updates to the INSCYD platform and go deep into physiology and training concepts relevant for optimising endurance performance.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-Block periodisation vs. mixing different types of training
-Time-course of adaptations for VO2max and VLaMax
-The challenges of increasing VLaMax
-Potential issues of high-intensity training when your VLaMax is low
-Differences between VLaMax and VLaMax training between cycling, running, and swimming
-Training stress/load and recovery, and using carbohydrate combustion rates to figure out how much intensity is feasible to do
-Differences between testing in the aero position compared to sitting up
-How world tour cycling teams are using INSCYD
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