WOULD YOU LIKE TO CRASH YOUR RECORDS DURING A MULTI-STAGE COMPETITION? VAM IS STILL AN ESSENTIAL COMPONENT!
Stage races are very different from one-day races. They typically have quite a lot of elevation gain, where it is crucial to develop high VAM values both for those aiming for victory and those who need to ‘bail out’ for stages that are quieter in terms of elevation. In addition, the ‘durability’ and resilience factors […]
Peak performance is performance above someone’s standard (Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi., 1970). While different training macrocycles aim to elicit an athlete’s power-to-weight ratio, VAM or stamina or sprint power output, the pre-race routine aims to obtain the maximal super compensation from previous training and restore optimal glycogen storage in relation to the race duration in order to […]