Originally Posted by Kevin Shaughnessy
Forgive my ignorance, but what is so fallacious about the excerpt you posted?
It's mostly half-truth
1) The half-truth that cardiovascular conditioning can be obtained through power-biased work. The fallacy is the general assumption that there is a hard and fast dividing line between aerobic and anaerobic (glycolitic and ATP) systems, particularly for the kind of work @F does.
2) The half-truth that calculating VO2 max per kg biases against muscle mass. The implication that the only difference between a Tour de France athlete and an @F aficionado is muscle mass is silly. There are
some athletes (rowers) who have enormous VO2 capacity on an absolute basis, but measure poorer per kg.