>Running 101>So would anyone care to explain VO2...
I decided that if I'm going to call myself a runner, I should probably run.
A Dance with Monkeys
VO2 max is properly defined by the Fick Equation:
V02Max = Q ( CaO2 - Cv02) at maximal exertion
I'm running somewhere tomorrow. It's going to be beautiful. I can't wait.
Thanks for the correction, I cut and pasted that entry directly from Wikipedia and had to retype the equation line because the equation is a jpeg.
What exactly did you want me to recheck?
The Logic of Long Distance
Right on Hereford...
Clearly? Based on what?
Anyhow, your opinion is noted. Among the many places I have learned this, including Dr. Noakes' writings and medical school, the message has been fairly consistent. If you disagree, please feel free to refute this with data or references.
Remember, I am talking about your true VO2max, not whatever VO2max you estimate from race results.
I think you missed "for the most part".
(I now return you to the serious part of this thread)
I like your part better.
I just posted a brilliant metaphor comparing Trent to a plumber, and I get nothing.
But at least you've got lots of body in your hair.
Based on all of the research that has been done showing that VO2max can be improved through training. Heck, you can improve your VO2max in one week simply by losing a pound of fat.
Well, here's one: http://www.exercisestandards.org/vo2.htm
So, Q at maximal effort cannot be increased by increasing effort, since increasing effort implies that the original effort was not maximal.
Unless you can turn the volume up to 11.
I thought the brilliant part was comparing VO2max discussions to a plugged toilet.