Heart rate training has always been essential for fitness gains, but recently, Zone 2 has risen in popularity for its proven ability to increase aerobic capacity. This week, WHOOP VP of Performance Science, Principal Scientist, Kristen Holmes is joined by author and endurance coach Paul Laursen. Kristen and Paul break down the various heart rate zones and what benefits they produce, and how Zone 2 training can increase aerobic capacity and improve metabolic efficiency. They also discuss how to structure training programs to ensure you’re maximizing the benefits of Zone 2.
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