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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. 

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…

Peter Attia on Zone 5 & Anaerobic Training Protocols

This audio clip was pulled from “Ask Me Anything” episode #21 — Deep dive into olive oil, high-intensity exercise, book update,…

#153 – AMA #21: Deep dive into olive oil, high-intensity exercise, book update, and more

“Think of diets like drugs…no one would ever believe that there is one drug that should be used by everyone for everything.” —Peter Attia

#151 – Alex Hutchinson, Ph.D.: Translating the science of endurance and extreme human performance

“Any meaningful form of exercise that’s going to do substantial amounts of good is going to involve dealing with discomfort in one form or another.” —Alex Hutchinson

#144 – Phil Maffetone: Optimizing health and performance through maximal aerobic function

“You’re training your body to burn more fat as an energy source, therefore, you’re going to store less fat, and you’re going to get rid of any excess fat.” —Phil Maffetone

#116 – AMA with Dom D’Agostino, Ph.D., Part I of II: Ketogenic diet, exogenous ketones, and exercise

“If you restore insulin sensitivity, you’re better able to access and burn fat.” — Dom D’Agostino

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