Zone 2: Frequently Asked Questions

Zone 2 is such a deep subject that peoples individual experiences can contribute so much. This will just be a “lauch pad” post pointing to a bunch of questions. We believe in letting people train the way they like to train, but we also like to promote a health first approach to training. For most people a health first approach will provide their maximum results.


#1 How do I understand and define my own zone 2 limit? As well as what are the potential benefits of zone 2. Click to view discussion.

#2 Here is a long discussion on finding your limit as well as important pre-ride fueling. It goes into different deep ideas of zone 2 with a guy that is an expert. View Discussion

#3 Maffetone Running vs Cycling and Heart rate changes (HRR)

#4 Another discussion on setting target HR