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Designing an elite rowing training programme (3): Training intensity distribution

In the previous article in this series, we looked at how and why using different training zones will develop your physiology for rowing. Here, we’ll explore what research with elite athletes has revealed about how much time you should spend in each training zone.

Different training intensity distributions (TIDs)

Elite endurance athletes typically distribute training in one of three distinct ways: polarized, pyramidal and threshold. Each of these methods vary the amount of Low (LIT), Moderate (MIT) and High Intensity Training (HIT) in the overall programme.


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