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Lactate Threshold 20 minute test. W/T (60 min)

By July 17, 2014 No Comments

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Lactate threshold Heart Rate test conducted on a wind trainer.

Explanation
Small 15 (S15) = Small chain ring, 15 rear cluster (middle)
Small 21 (S21) = Small chain ring, 21 rear cluster (one down from easiest)
Large 15 (L15) = Large chain ring, 15 rear cluster (middle)

During 20 Minute test effort use gear selection of choice with cadence of 85-95. Try build in first 2 minutes then apply sustainable effort through to end, re-assess sustainability every 5 minutes.

Record average Heart Rate for the 20 minute effort and multiply by 0.95 for your Lactate Threshold Heart Rate for a 1 hour effort.

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