It is an ongoing process, and although we would want it to be, things rarely go in a linear fashion. Along the road many pattern,questions and misconceptions seem to appear, therefore in this article I am going to address those common questions, misconceptions about the MAF training method.
Why am I not seeing improvement at MAF? Why do I slow down? Do I need to do MAF tests if I don’t race? Those and other questions answered with my personal experience.
Should I be in it? Would I get laid if I do it? Would it pay my house loan? Many other questions and answers about nutritional ketosis for cycling and endurance sports in general.
It has always been there until somebody gave it a name. Stress affects absolutely every single aspect of life; a far reaching concept that does not just represent an emotional problem, caused by deadlines, debts and/or annoying coworkers.
Champions are not people who make difficult things look difficult. They are people who make difiicult things look easy. What is the one unifying feature behind them all.
Nutrition for Cycling Part 1: Carbohydrates I want to start with three examples that have stuck with me and really got me thinking. How do wild animals know what and how much to eat and yet are never fat or…
On this page you will find an ever increasing list of books and publications on what I have found to be a great places to further educate yourself when it comes to becoming a better person and consequently a substantially changed in a positive way (endurance) athlete.
As both a coach and an athlete, I think this story perfectly illustrates a point that gets missed quite often. What point you ask. Well let me tell you a story…
Fighter jets and cold war secrets and what the two have to do with custom bicycle frame building.
A custom bicycle frame is more than just geometry. Riders grow and so does the bicycle to suit them, however, is it a question of just increasing/decreasing tube length? It all starts with something more basic
Life is too short to ride poor handling bikes. A custom made to measure frame, conversely to conventional wisdom, is not reserved for the oddly proportioned. Part 1 of the theoretical frame building series focuses on geometry.
This is the first post of what I call “Training and Coaching Wisdom” What Prompted Me Start The Series? Sadly and quite unfortunately “Motivation, good coaching and sensible training” have all become synonymous with “No Pain, No Gain/Glory/etc.” The coach has…
“Does MAF work? Will I get faster?” Read on for more answers. This is the article for you.
A new project and updates on what I have been busy with in the not too distant past.
This is the second out of a three part series of articles on my extremely positive and continuing experience with the MAF method developed by Dr. Phil Maffetone.
I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope you have the courage to start all over again.
Part 1 of my many experiences with Dr. Phil Maffetone’s training principles and beyond.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality.
To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
-R. Buckminster Fuller
Why should you have to work hard, if you can do better with less effort? It all starts with the right activation and awareness and it culminates in truly fluent and easy functional movement.