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Head Athletic Trainer Craig “Oscar” McFarlane explains in this video how he manages individualized training programs for Oracle’s grinders. When the athlete goes into his anaerobic zone or when his core temperature rises above a certain level, his power output goes down.
Max Heart Rate
|Zone 1||Recovery||Very Low||60-70%|
|Zone 3||Intensive Endurance||Moderate Plus||76-80%|
|Zone 4||Anaerobic Threshold||Race / Pace||81-90%|
|Zone 5||Threshold Endurance||Super Threshold||91-93%|
|Zone 5a||Anaerobic Endurance||Speed/End Power||94-100%|
Oracle uses a system called Zephyr from Medtronic to monitor and track each athlete’s performance both in the gym and on the boat.