How hard should you be working? with Jennifer Thompson – Episode 81

In today’s episode, we sit down with THE Jennifer Thompson (for you OG listeners…yes, this is round 2) to discuss training. Mainly what makes training difficult and how hard should you be working. Join us as we have a conversation with the legend herself.

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  • 0:30 – It’s Jen Thompson!
  • 4:00 – What does hard training look like?
  • 14:00 – Jen’s training now vs then…
  • 21:00 – How do you measure training hard?
  • 37:00 – Jen’s nutrition.
  • 50:00 – Jen’s take on taking deloads.

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