Ah, thanks Scott.
Comes back to HAAD type training then really. Everything will function and improve better if your aerobic base is bigger and stronger first.
I'm guessing that improving your aerobic threshold will influence your anaerobic threshold a little, but you will need to target that to see bigger improvements.
So that would mean if you just did easy running for a significant time, your aerobic threshold would become closer to your anaerobic threshold. Hmmm.
I've learnt a lot about training physiology -different thresholds etc and it's just something I haven't read about specifically.
I know personally that marathon training helps with my 10k times.
Are one's Aerobic Threshold and Anaerobic Threshold linked together?
In other words, if you just work on and improve your Aerobic Threshold, does it nudge up your anaerobic Threshold too, as a consequence?
And likewise, if you just work on and improve your Anaerobic Threshold, does it pull up your Aerobic Threshold too, as a consequence?
Utilising muscle elasticity and energy return relies on a cadence faster than around 175/180.
Pace is completely determined by cadence and stride length
This is a popular misconception- True stride length is a result of speed.
All movement is a result of falling out of balance and cadence is how you count how often you change support to to regain temporary balance.
I can have a cadence of 200 but go nowhere (running in place).
I can artificially increase my stride length by reaching forward with my foot -but we all know that over striding slows you down.
Fall angle + appropriate cadence = speed, = stride length.
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