PLANNING CARDIO (ENERGY SYTEMS) CONDITIONING IN THAILAND
In part three answering Richi Alvarez’ Muay Thai strength and conditioning questions, we turn our attention to energy systems (or cardio conditioning) training while in Thailand.
To plug gaps in your cardio conditioning training in Thailand, you must first understand what you’re already getting!
You’ll certainly get a large volume of “threshold training” and “cardiac output training”, as these feature as part of the standard daily routine. But that leaves a lot of scope to for improvement beyond these rudimentary methods.
If you want to see the other parts of Richi’s questions too…
“…Your conditioning sessions are mixing in, to fill the gaps that you’re not hitting with your Thai boxing training.”
And here’s a link to that post that explains about anaerobic threshold: Muay Thai Fitness, Not General Fitness >>
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