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High Intensity & Zone 5 Training

Zone 5 exercise, a high-intensity zone, is the fourth pillar of my framework for exercise: anaerobic performance. While you do not need to spend nearly as much time in Zone 5 as you do Zone 2, neglecting it completely may come at a cost down the road.

Below is a compilation of clips, podcasts, and articles specifically discussing Zone 5 exercise, VO2 max, and higher intensity exercise. 

High Intensity & Zone 5 Training

Peter Attia on Zone 2 and Zone 5 Training

This audio clip was pulled from “Ask Me Anything” episode #12 — Strategies for longevity (which don’t require a doctor). This…

#285 – AMA #55: Exercise: longevity-focused training, goal setting, improving deficiencies, managing emotional stress, and more

“Nothing comes close to having a greater impact on the length and quality of your life than your training. And unfortunately, we can’t put it in a pill. You’ve got to be able to do it. There’s no biohack for it.” —Peter Attia

#261 ‒ Training for The Centenarian Decathlon: zone 2, VO2 max, stability, and strength | Peter Attia, M.D.

I would never want anybody to come away from this thinking, ‘I’m too old to do anything about it.’ I think as long as you’re breathing, you have a chance to do something about it.” —Peter Attia

Supramaximal exercise transiently raises serum uric acid

Why exercise-related acute fluctuations in this biomarker shouldn’t be a cause for distress

#223 – AMA #39: The Centenarian Decathlon, zone 2, VO2 max, and more

“Time, intensity, and specificity are going to be necessary components to give you the optionality to be able to be as physically active as possible when you’re in the final decade of your life.” —Peter Attia

#217 ‒ Exercise, VO2 max, and longevity | Mike Joyner, M.D.

The idea is to live a long time and then die quickly with minimal disability.” —Mike Joyner

How does VO2 max correlate with longevity?

This video clip is from episode #176 – AMA #27: The importance of muscle mass, strength, and cardiorespiratory fitness for…

How to incorporate high-intensity training (Zone 5) to increase VO2 max and optimize fitness

This video clip is from episode #201 – Deep dive back into Zone 2 with Iñigo San-Millán, Ph.D. (Pt. 2), originally…

The difference between maximum aerobic capacity and efficiency

This video clip is from #151 – Alex Hutchinson, Ph.D.: Translating the science of endurance and extreme human performance, originally…

Breaking down VO2 max: Definition, history, why it plateaus, and whether it really matters

This video clip is from #151 – Alex Hutchinson, Ph.D.: Translating the science of endurance and extreme human performance, originally…

#206 – Exercising for longevity: strength, stability, zone 2, zone 5, and more

We can do zone 2 our entire lives; we can do it safely, and it just yields enormous dividends.” —Peter Attia

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