Virtual Trainer: Train Smarter, Not Harder

November 9, 2006 12:29pm
In a regular addition to Racer X’s Virtual Trainer, Seiji Ishii of Pinnacle Elite Fitness in Austin, TX continues his series on the basics of road cycling. This week Coach Seiji explains why training smarter, not just harder is the key to being stronger next race season. In this article, he covers exercise intensity, body fuel systems, heart rate training zones, and general rules for creating workouts and training plans that will have you training smarter in no time. He even offers a simple test for measuring your Lactate Threshold Heart Rate, which is vital in developing your personal target training zones. You can read the full article at