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Any "Maffetone'rs" in the house?
Last Post 06/04/2013 11:06 PM by Bob Kersey. 5 Replies.
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06/03/2013 12:52 AM
Just curious. 180-43


06/03/2013 07:26 AM
tried and trying. It is hard - keep HR low on hills, and high on flats / downhills. tricky...

the tried is leaving the bike aside and doing things like running and hiking.


06/03/2013 10:20 AM
Been doing it for some time with quite good results.


06/03/2013 05:13 PM
Can't do it on my Mtb. When climbing as slow as I can my HR is about 10 bpm over my number (130). But when able I like riding at that number an effort you can ride at for a long time. It's going to be my approach for an upcoming Mtb marathon race, keep the HR low so I can finish stronger. You can't ride a 50 mile race like you would a 16 mile race.


06/03/2013 07:27 PM
Did it exclusively for 2 months with good results while doing base miles. continue with 2-3 rides per week at Maffetone pace and other 2-3 rides are either intervals or Saturday/Sunday group hammerfests.


06/04/2013 11:06 PM
I am having one of my best years ever, breaking my personal records left and right. The training has also been the easiest I have ever done too. Don't knock it until you have tried it (3 + months). Base mileage is not just for Dec/Jan/Feb.
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