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VO2 Max Testing In The News

VO2 Max Testing In The News for Two Hour Marathon Hopes

This article from the New York times explores the journey of an exercise physiologist named Yannis Pitsiladis who is scouting out young runners. His efforts are backed by hopes of finding a young athlete with the physiological jackpot to eventually break the two-hour marathon time with guided training. As part of his scouting, Yannis uses VO2 Max testing to look at each prospect’s natural physiological capabilities that are made up of their genetics, environment, and lifestyle.

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