Ep 88: How to Develop Your Ability to ENDURE with the Rebel Crew - Rebel Performance Radio

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29th Aug 2021

Ep 88: How to Develop Your Ability to ENDURE with the Rebel Crew

Would you like to improve your work capacity in your training? Joining me on the show today are two of the fellow Rebel Crew, Keiran Halton and Ryan L’Ecuyer. This episode is all about how we can improve our ability to ENDURE. And while this is a very broad topic, the three of us unpack all things work capacity, aerobic endurance, and programming strategies to help develop the best outcomes for your training goals.

We first dive into the episode discussing whole body exercise versus local muscular “limiters” and the difference between how it feels to fail on a machine in comparison to failing during conditioning work. Improving your work capacity comes down to the process of getting oxygen down to the muscle mitochondria and how well you are actually supplying and utilizing the oxygen. It’s important to understand what’s going on from a cardiovascular standpoint versus a muscular standpoint in order to effectively improve your training abilities.

We then steer the conversation to how to differentiate between low training days and high training days and the importance of incorporating both in your programming. We also hit on how you can begin blending conditioning work with hypertrophy work to get the most out of your training. Listen in to discover the tools you need to improve your work capacity and build yourself a 600 HP and 100 MPG engine.

What You'll Learn in This Episode: 

  • [07:21] Whole body exercise versus local muscular "limiters"
  • [13:14] Difference between failing on a machine and failing during conditioning work
  • [15:13] Systemic signal versus local signal
  • [16:20] Respiratory steal concept
  • [29:10] Benefits to having a good aerobic system
  • [30:39] Capacity to supply and utilize oxygen
  • [31:55] What's going on from a cardiovascular standpoint versus a muscular standpoint
  • [34:25] Why a mixture of low days and high days in training is so important
  • [39:20] Glycolytic work
  • [46:59] Blending conditioning work with hypertrophy

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Rebel Performance Radio
A podcast for educated meatheads trying to suck less as athletes, coaches and humans.
Rebel Performance Radio is a podcast for educated meatheads trying to suck less as athletes, coaches, and humans. Each week we light your brain on fire with some of the top coaches, athletes, scientists, dudes, and gals on the planet to help you suck less as a strength coach, athlete, and human. We talk all things training, nutrition, movement, and lifestyle with a healthy amount of banter, movie quotes, and predator handshakes sprinkled on top. New episodes air every Monday morning. Why not start your week with us?