VO2max (or “aerobic capacity”) is a key marker utilized to measure and project endurance performance (check out his fascinating table that predicts your running time based on your VO2max).  As triathletes, much of our training focuses on sustaining and improving it.

Unfortunately aerobic capacity declines as we age.  It happens to all of us.  The good news is that we can slow this decline – and even temporarily raise our numbers – through consistent training that includes regular bouts of HIIT.

Coaching icon Joe Friel writes about this phenomenon on his personal blog.  Bottom line: our quality of life and athletic performance can be improved by a higher VO2max.  As triathletes, we’re familiar with the tools to accomplish this life-extending goal.

CLICK HERE to read the full post and more outstanding insights for faster triathlon…