MAF Training schedule

by Troy
(Lafayette, IN, United States)

I am currently running a 15k series culminating in a 50k in 5 months. How many miles per week should I be running or how is that determined?

Nicole's Reply
Thanks for the question Troy. Phil Mafffetone specifically doesn't have any training plans or distance recommendations. It does seem though that a lot of people see real benefits when they MAF train for at least 7 hours per week.
When training for a race, what quite a few runners do is to take a time based training plan and just run it at their MAF heart rate. If you are training for a 50km, chances are that a lot of your runs will be in your MAF range anyway. Good luck!

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Jul 06, 2020
Thank you! NEW
by: Troy Clark

Thank you for your quick reply!

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