Feb 21

Are my cycles / non-running activities considered when building my running plan?

Category: FAQs

Not presently (please read on…).

Whilst TrainAsONE receives and stores non-running activities (performing ‘cursory’ analysis mainly for display purposes) it only considers your runs and their effects whilst building your training plan.

This is because the science and evidence on how to perform mulit-modality training is very sparse (to non existent). And it has been our aim since the inception of TrainAsONE to forgo the standard conventional wisdom and golden rules of training and instead develop an AI / ML (artificial intelligence and machine learning) toolset against running. Once ‘good enough’ we would then take that learning and extend to multi-modality training.

With the technology that underpins our Fit Scores introduced at the end of 2021, we are almost at that point. Our next step is to further utilise the knowledge of this new technology within run plan generation. It will then be a relatively simple (yet still a great amount of work) to incorporate non-running activities into plan generation. And subsequently we will then being development of scheduling non-running workouts.

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Dr. Sean Radford, the Founder & CEO of TrainAsONE, is a medical doctor, IT expert, coach and podium finisher in international endurance events. He has dedicated more than 20 years to the research of health, fitness and social well-being of the general population. He has been developing Artificially Intelligent (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) tools to help tackle some of the world’s leading health issues. Dr Radford is a Tech Ambassador for the UK, considered a leading expert in his field, and is a regular speaker at key events, as well as an author of numerous research publications.