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August 19: CHAMONIX Mountain Performance Workshop

$ 399.00 $ 349.00

$50 off through June 30

Steve House and Scott Johnston, Uphill Athlete co-founders and co-authors of Training for the New Alpinism, invite you to join them in Chamonix in 2017.

Steve and Scott will co-lead a series of lectures, teaching climbing, alpinism, ski-mountaineering, and mountain run-specific training for the self-coached athlete. No prior experience with organized physical training is necessary. All fitness levels welcome.

Join us and change your mountain performance forever.

 

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Save $50 through June 30, 2017

Steve House and Scott Johnston, Uphill Athlete co-founders and co-authors of Training for the New Alpinism, invite you to join them in Chamonix in 2017!

Steve and Scott will co-lead a series of lectures, teaching climbing, alpinism, ski-mountaineering, and mountain run-specific training for the self-coached athlete. No prior experience with organized physical training is necessary. All fitness levels welcome. Classroom space is limited.

This 9-hour workshop is ideal for all mountain athletes wanting to improve. We will cover:

  • The history of Uphill Athlete: how we know what we know and why we know it works.
  • A brief history of endurance training
  • Creating a relevant self-assessment
  • Short and long term goals: Process vs. Outcome
  • Proven methods of improving your aerobic capacity
  • How to identify and train the fundamental qualities that make up your event
  • Structural and functional training adaptations and why they matter.
  • Understanding Transfer of Training concept to maximize your gains
  • Specificity of training: When, where, and how to incorporate
  • Understanding your aerobic rate-limiters
  • Fat-adaptation and the endurance athlete
  • Diet/training modifications proven to increase long-duration endurance performance
  • Discussion of the scientific-consensus view of fat utilization during exercise
  • Monitoring recovery and training status
  • Fatigue and how to manage it
  • Speed and its relation to strength
  • Strength training for endurance and uphill athletes
  • An endurance athlete’s approach to strength training
  • Muscular Endurance Training: When and How.
  • Planning
  • Administering your plan
  • Specific workout design and programming
  • Building individual daily workouts
  • Building weekly and monthly workout plans
  • How to program with purpose
  • How elites train and what you should, and should not, copy from their training.
  • Understanding performance studies from a coach/athlete point of view. (And why the coaches are always ahead of the scientists.)
  • Real-world examples of a training program’s effect on two athletes: world-class cross-country skier, an Everest climber, and a US Navy SEAL
  • An overview of lactate dynamics and importance of lactate for endurance athletes
  • The endurance training cascade: What it is and how to apply it.
  • Use of TrainingPeaks.com for planning, recording and analyzing workouts particularly for improvements in aerobic capacity and carried fatigue
  • Understanding and measuring the effect a training session
  • Understanding and measuring your recovery
  • What (nearly all) strength/gym-based coaches don’t understand about training for mountain performance.
  • Capacity Training vs Utilization Training: Concept and application.
  • When and How to do high intensity training. Includes discussion of specific workouts.
  • Understanding the concept of the anaerobic (or lactate) threshold and its relation to endurance
  • How to do anaerobic threshold training. Includes discussion of specific workouts

CLASS TIME, LOCATION, & DETAILS

8:00 – 17:00

Mont Blanc Athlete

475 Avenue des Raches, 74190 Passy

Rhone-Alpes, France

Class will be taught in English.

Lunches will be available near the gym for purchase

Join us and change your mountain performance forever.