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Nick Jankovskis is the lead sports scientist and performance coach at METS Performance Consulting.
Specialists in improving endurance performance by accurately analysing performance through physiological testing to prescribe optimised individualised training. Nick is highly experienced in working in high-performance sport in both individual and team settings having completed S&C internships with the University of Michigan - Olympic Sports and Melbourne Vicentre Swimming Club. Nick is an athlete himself, currently involved in Field Umpiring Australian Football in the VFL, AFLW and AFL competitions.
We had a great chat regarding testing, training zones and a whole lot more!
00:00 - Introduction
00:18 - Nick Jankovskis of METS Performance
01:00 - What does sport mean to Nick
02:45 - The hidden side of Nick most people wouldn’t know!
05:01 - The fitness requirements of an AFL umpire
10:25 - Misconceptions about testing
14:20 - Getting the results from testing and what to do with it
16:50 - How would Nick's coach Kipchoge
21:17 - Why numbers don't give the full picture
23:55 - Differences in VO2 and performance
28:25 - How relevant is lactate reading
32:20 - Breaking down lactate
35:10 - Lactate Zones: 3 Zone model
38:14 - Why Heart Rate can be inaccurate
42:00 - RPE: The most accurate measure of intensity?
43:20 - Having a good calibration of what your RPE means
45:15 - Understanding how much time under high intensity is required
48:20 - Should you be starting your sessions harder?
53:30 - The blanket rule for training stimulus
56:35 - Pacing science
58:20 - Pacing in Swimming
1:00:10 - The myth that METS performance always “cut” training volume
1:02:02 - How much time is ideal to spend at VO2 max?
1:09:30 - What's going to get me fitter than I am now?
1:13:00 - Finding the right training zones
1:14:42 - Why you shouldn’t be scared of testing
1:15:52 - Where to find METS Performance
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