Pros know very well that the best equipment won’t take them anywhere without conquering the major gains in performance, which are the result of years of training and hard work. Iñigo San Millán suggests 3 things that pros do that amateurs can learn from.
Lactate threshold is a widely used term in endurance sports training, yet there is still much confusion surrounding it. This in depth article explains what exactly is lactate threshold, and just as important, what it is not.
Almost everyone training with a goal and a purpose has some form of structured training which is based on different training zones; while training in all zones is needed, zone 2 training should be one of the most important parts of any training program.
Dr. Iñigo San Millán uses his insights from working with Tour de France teams and Grand Tour podium riders to remind us that as athletes, carbohydrates and glycogen are still our "gold".