Hate it or love it, you’re almost certain to be familiar with that burning sensation in your legs during a hard effort. The “running through molten peanut butter” feeling that plagues the homestretch of races and workouts. The sharp stab of exhaustion that makes even one more step feel nearly impossible.
Endurance athletes spend a lot of training time looking for that sweet spot just before they cross into the dreaded burn zone. If you haven’t heard of it before, welcome to the wonderful world of training at Lactate Threshold! In this post, we’ll take a very basic look at what Lactate Threshold (LT) is and why it matters to ALL runners, not just elites or competitive racers. In a later piece, we’ll show you 3 ways to find your very own Lactate Threshold and give you tips on how to get the most out of LT training.
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