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Webinar: The Role of Volume and Intensity in Endurance Sports


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Topic: The Role of Volume and Intensity in Endurance Sports

Endurance training revolves around three (3) key components that must be blended correctly for optimal performance:

  • Volume
  • Intensity
  • Frequency

  • The manipulation of those three variables has been studied and debated for decades by exercise physiologists, athletes and coaches, but what has been proven to work the best for endurance athletes?

    In this webinar, we will cover the specifics of longer slow distance (LSD) training, low-intensity training (LIT) and high-intensity interval training (HIT) and how they should be blended together for optimal results, based on real science instead of anecdotal  theories.

    Specific Topics include:

    • Interval training: LSD vs. LIT vs. HIT
    • Exercise intensity zones
    • Physiological models of adaptations
    • Quantification of intensity
    • 80/20 rule
    • Elite athlete case-studies

    Ryan Riell

    Ryan Riell is a USAT Level 2 certified coach as well as a USAT Youth and Junior Certified coach. Ryan is the head coach and team director of the Break Through Youth & Junior USA Triathlon High Performance Team as well as being an Elite Coach at Training Bible Coaching. Ryan is a nationally recognized high performance coach and expert in exercise physiology and biomechanics. He holds two master's degrees, one in exercise physiology and biomechanics with the second in organic and biological chemistry. You can reach Ryan by phone at (888) 963-9530 or by email at



    Event Type: National
    Entry Fee: $24.99 for USAT Members and Race Directors; $39.99 for Non-Members
    Event Date: Nov. 5, 2013
    Start Time: 2:00 PM MST

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