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MAF calculation for 60+ year olds

I'm an athlete, lean, fit 61 year old female. But a couple years ago, after going at it super hard with Nordic skiing (skate skiing in particular), I felt

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Numb/Sore Ankles

I am in my mid 40's and returning to running after a break due to injury and life. My feet were becoming numb so I loosened my laces—problem solved. But

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Can I run faster in my late 50s?

I'm a 59 year old female, occasional park runner with a time of around 38-40 minutes, which I cannot improve on. Whenever I try to run faster I struggle

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MAF or Garmin zones - Excited to try this out

Hi, I'm a 36 yr old Male & have always been very active with other sports. However, it's been years since I've run & now starting up again I've been plagued

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MAF - time on feet

I am 43 female. I have never been a consistent runner. I have taken it up from time to time over the years, but always quit because of injury, life getting

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Hill Running with MAF?

Hi! Love your page, thanks for all the good advice. I am a 54 year old male, have been doing MAF since September 2022, running approx 3 times a week. Ran

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Maximum and minimum range on heart rate monitor

On my heart rate monitor I can set both low and high range.My Maf setting for max is 133 what would be the low setting? Nicole's reply Hi, your MAF range

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What happens if you do MAF and Speedwork together (on separate days) that our body can sustain?

I am 55 male. I have lived sedentary life for most of my adult life and even though I have not been a perfect couch potato for most of it, I rarely stretched

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New to MAF

I am 66 and have been running, and getting slower over time, for about 20 years and have typically run about 6 miles per running day, at a pace of around

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MAF and Cardiac drift

Hi, I am Pinank Pujara from Mumbai (India) I have been doing MAF training since a month. My MAF comes to 145. I did my 30km long run at see around 4hr

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New for MAF is Heart Rate Calculation OK

I am from India, Vishwanath, I am 62 and running from last 20 years. I have run many half marathon and few marathon. I want to try MAF I have calculated

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What keeps me running??

Some 30 or 40 years ago when I was college age and running, I knew even then I'm doing a great thing. Whenever I go for a physical at my doctors office

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10 Beat Range

How important is the 10 beat range for your lower limit? In Maffetone's article he doesn't mention it at all. Nicole's reply: Hi, the thing to remember

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MAF with non-MAF runs

Hi, I'm 56 and do mainly trail runs with an ave elevation of 1500ft or more. A friend recently introduced me to MAF and I've managed to bring those runs

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Relationship between MAF pace and first threshold

Is there a clear relationship between MAF pace and the 1st threshold on a VO2max test? I've taken some V02max tests through the years, and my most recent

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