Not Far Not Fast

I may not go very far, but I don't go very fast, either!


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MAF Progress

I’ve been trying to follow Phil Maffetone’s training approach to keep my heart rate at my Maximum Aerobic Function (MAF) rate during my runs and rides.  You can read more about it at his site here or my post here. I’m still not as diligent about that as I should be, but I’m working on […]


December 13, 2016, Exercise
Status check – July, 2016

Weight loss wasn’t very impressive this month. I started the month at 217 lbs. and ended up at 219 lbs. An increase, but nothing big. I’m still at a 30+ lbs loss since July of 2015, so I’m fine with that. I don’t think that I’ve hit my balance point, I think that hovering a […]


MAF Test, June 1, 2016

I did my first  MAF test last week.  If you’re unfamiliar with the term, MAF stands for Maximum Aerobic Function.  It’s a term coined and popularized by Phil Maffetone, who is a huge proponent of doing all of your training at or below your MAF heart rate.  You MAF heart rate will be much lower […]


Something new…Exercise

I posted last week about how I recently changed my diet.  I also mixed up my exercise routine. I’ve been running and cycling pretty consistently for the past 18 months, at least.  I wasn’t going to be confused with a triathlete, but I was still out there, at least 3 times per week, 30+ minutes […]