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Lactate Threshold and Functional Threshold Power: What’s the Difference?

I’ve received several questions asking about the difference between FTP and Lactate Threshold. Most people for sake of simplicity interchange the two. However, let us take a step back and objectively look at the differences between the two.

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The Pitfalls of Training by Feel

Whenever the phrase “Training by Feel” is mentioned, a common concept that comes to mind is Relative Perceived Exertion or RPE. In essence, this is a means of quantifying the effort an individual puts out.

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Are You On Track?

With less than 7 weeks left before Cobra Ironman 70.3 Cebu, the most important thing on the agenda right now is to practice your specific race pace. Race pace effort should not be confused with a hard time trial effort as the name might suggest; rather, this is the highest intensity that you can sustain for the 1.9km swim, 90km bike, and 21km run.

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Regent 5150 Race Preview

One of the most challenging Olympic Distance races is upon us again. The Regent 5150 continues the Century Tuna 5150 legacy by giving us a unique and challenging course that few other events can match. Whether this is your A race or even if this is a tune up race for Ironman 70.3 Cebu, know what it takes to tackle the race course with this primer.

It’s Crunch Time!

The importance of Knowing Your Numbers…
For the past few years, I have been both a student and an advocate of lactate threshold training. The numerous benefits it presents has helped me perform at a very high level for consecutive seasons. Such a concept has helped me improve vastly and consistently throughout my career. Despite being very busy the past few months because of coaching duties, I’ve shown no signs of slowing down