My understanding is that those other six hours should be at or below Zone 1; i.e. recovery pace.
What counts as Zone 1 training?
In training for the new alpinism, in the example programs you often see one zone 2 session, and two zone 1 sessions where one is long. The guidelines say for example that zone 2 should be 10% of total weekly volume and the long zone 1 should be 30% and “the rest should be zone 1 or recovery pace”. If you have a 10 hour volume budget, that means the long zone 1 session is 3 hours, and zone 2 session is 1 hour.
But there are also strength sessions in the program, and no other zone 1 sessions, so those two sessions don’t make up the 90% mark to get to 100% of training hours. What does this mean? Strength can’t be meant as zone 1, so does this mean we’re supposed to add in endurance sessions here and there to get the other 6 hours?
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