Bomag wrote: After reading the Primer, I'm going to go join the neighborhood gym, which has been on my list for months now.
linked. Dr. Iñigo San Millán talks about training in zone 2. Qualitatively, Dr. Phil Maffetone's approach is similar. From a broad brush perspective, Maffetone says to workout with a heart rate around 180-age. Attia and San Millán note that the zone 2 training is essentially training your mitochondria to be more efficient.Brian wrote:
https://milehightripodcast.libsyn.com/124-no-guessing-p2-with-dr-inigo-san-millanIñigo San Millán wrote:-Z2 is the exercise intensity where you achieve the maximal fat oxidation rate (FATmax) which also coincides with the first lactate inflection point. This is indicative of maximal Type 1 muscle fiber recruitment before Type IIa starts kicking in.
Bomag wrote:Thanks for the info. The two classes I'm looking at at the gym are Zumba (aerobics, reflexes, mental concentration - I'm pretty uncoordinated, and humility!) and strength training (sarcopenia) on alternate days. Zone 2 is about what I can exercise in those classes.
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