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  • Maffetone Method questions

    Hi (anyone that will answer) - I am a 40 yo female with a few triathlon seasons under my belt and I've done one IM.  For the past few years I have been plagued with injuries, not necessarily all due to training, but now I feel that I am ready to begin training again. I have a few questions:  1. According to your max aerobic HR formula ...
    Posted to Public forum (Forum) by CILLGEN20643 on March 13, 2011
  • Re: "Working your heart" 180-Age has no health/medication adjustments ?

    Will do. One interesting thing I have already noticed is that my ''normal'' runs (every second day) are 5.25miles and always end (by design) with a HR of around 118, and everything still seems quite normal and my cadence remains extremely constant.  My weekend ''long'' run is 6.25miles/10k and ends with a HR of around 124, but (and this is ...
    Posted to Public forum (Forum) by BSEARLE19183 on April 18, 2010
  • Re: "Working your heart" 180-Age has no health/medication adjustments ?

    I am on ongoing BloodPressure and Cholesterol medication, have been for 5 years (unchanged) - like many Baby-Boomers. - had HeartAttack 5 yrs ago, but both my Doctor and Cardiologist are happy with my current fitness and workout routines Offsetting the medication, I jog (4.6-4.8mph) for 5-6 miles typically 4 times per week - no ...
    Posted to Public forum (Forum) by BSEARLE19183 on April 16, 2010
  • "Working your heart" 180-Age has no health/medication adjustments ?

    Your great article ''Working Your Heart'' uses the 180-Age formula, but it does not include any of the adjustments for health/medications that Phil Maffetone originally included.  Can you provide some additional background why they are no longer appropriate?  I would be interested, and since the formula and adjustments are widely ...
    Posted to Public forum (Forum) by BSEARLE19183 on April 15, 2010