Sebastian Sitko, PhD, is a professor in sports science at the University of Zaragoza, a cycling and endurance sports coach, and a passionate athlete himself. In this interview we discuss a number of topics spanning a wide range from science and physiology to practical application and training principles.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-FTP: is it useful, and how to test it? How does it correspond to physiological markers?
-VO2max: is it important to know it, and if you do want to know it, how to go about it?
-Lab testing: how to get the most out of lab testing and avoid common pitfalls
-Sebastian's thoughts on the balance of volume and intensity, recovery and microcycle structure, periodisation, torque training, and more
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