Jason Koop part 1 of 2
My guest today is Jason Koop
Director of coaching for Carmichael Training Systems
He’s training everyone from the most famous in ultra running to people in your neighborhood
And…he’s an accomplished ultra runner himself…among many others, his finishing list includes Wasatch, Western States, Leadville, and Badwater.
In this episode we learn about
Jason’s overall framework of prescriptions which emphasizes a progression from least event specific to most specific
The optimal time frame to implement a full program
Intervals to raise VO2max
Setting pace and effort
Total interval time of work for raising VO2max and for improving midrange performance
Three broad phases of training and how much work/effort for workouts in those phases
How many workouts per week?
Factoring terrain (and elevation gain) to the workouts
Does Koop use heart rate monitors?
Detraining of VO2max closer to event with Koop’s approach?
Approaches to choosing the number and spacing of races.
Plus, Jason gives you four pieces of advice that you can implement TODAY to improve your training and racing!
AND SO MUCH MORE...