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Category Archives: heart rate training

It’s been about 3 weeks since I took the plunge into heart rate training with the Maffetone Method.  The beginning really sucked.  It was hard for me to figure out how to run slower than I was already running to keep my heart rate where it needed to be (147bpm is my max).  I had to work on running slower, not running at my usual pace then being...

Just when I thought I couldn’t get any slower… Up until recently, I’ve been totally oblivious as to how to do any sort of heart rate training. I read things about zones and percentages of heart rate max and my eyes start to glaze over. My Garmin 610 has a heart rate monitor strap that I’ve worn from time to time. I don’t really know what to...