There's a scientific explanation as to why the vast improvement in your workout times don't always show on race day.
It's also been shown to improve VO2 max and fat-burning capacity.
An alternative VO2 max test protocol is more like a real race.
Low levels are likely limiting your performance, and may compromise your health.
There are many ingredients in the recipe of running fitness.
One study suggests that runners who rely on less muscle activation actually go faster.
Learn the benefits of developing VO2 Max, Lactate Threshold and Running Economy.
Matt Fitzgerald reviews the PowerLung training device and the benefits of respiratory muscle training.