Introduction: The Future Is Here
1 Why Use a Power Meter for Running? Why Power? Training with Heart Rate and Power, Training with Power vs. Training by Feel
2 Defining Power for Running: What Is Power? How Running Power Meters Work, Types of Power, Seeing Fitness with Power
3 Getting Started: The First Steps; Key Data Metrics, Terms, and Concepts; Putting It All Together; Do You Need Power-Analysis Software? Should You Get a Coach?
4 Running Intensity: How to Find Your Most Important Number: Functional Threshold Power (rFTPw), The Other Important Number: How to Find Your Functional Threshold Pace (rFTPa), Keeping Your rFTPw and rFTPa Current, Defining Intensity, Intensity Factor, Peak Power, Variability Index
5 Power for Efficiency: How Watts Lead to Speed; Factors Affecting Efficiency; Metrics for Monitoring Efficiency, EI or w/kg? Monitoring Injury and Recovery
6 Power Zones for Running: Defining Power Zones, Using Your Power Zones for Training, Continued Monitoring for Efficiency
7 Planning Your Training: General Preparation, From Basic to Advanced Abilities, Specific Preparation, Tracking Season Progress
8 Advanced Training for High Performance: Training Stress Concepts, Periodization with Power, Analysis and Performance Management
9 Power for Racing: Race Preparation, Power Data for Racing, Post-Race Analysis
Appendix A: Power-Based Specific Phase Training Plans
Appendix B: Power Meters and Analysis Software
About the Author
RUN WITH POWER is the groundbreaking guide you need to tap the true potential of your running power meter like SHFT, Stryd, or RPM2. From 5K to ultramarathon, a power meter can make you faster—but only if you know how to use it. Just viewing your numbers is not enough; you can only become a faster, stronger, more efficient runner when you know what your key numbers mean for your workouts, races, and your season-long training. In Run with Power, TrainingBible coach Jim Vance offers the comprehensive guide you need to find the speed you want.
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