Martin Buchheit on Heart Rate Training for Soccer

Among other tools, I use the Polar T2 system with our players at the Whitecaps and I know many of my colleagues use similar monitoring tools to monitor the physiological load of training. While not perfect, I think that it can provide very valuable information. Follow the blog link title or click HERE to check out another great presentation by Martin Buchheit on monitoring changes in physical performance with heart rate measures.

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Mike Young

Director of Performance at Athletic Lab
Mike is the Head Fitness Coach for the North Carolina Courage and North Carolina FC. He is also the owner and Director of Performance at Athletic Lab sports performance training center. He previously served as the fitness coach for the Vancouver Whitecaps and Carolina Railhawks. He has a PhD in Biomechanics, an MS in Coaching Science, and a BSS in Exercise Physiology and has coached Olympic and professional athletes in Skeleton, Track & Field, MLS and NASL Soccer, PGA Golf, NFL Football, MLB Baseball and Olympic Weightlifting. He has lectured around the world and authored 2 books and dozens of research and coaching articles.