Getting the Theory and a Better Run

Happy Christmas Eve to everyone who celebrates Christmas and I hope that you have a very Merry Christmas tomorrow. I plan to Go For A Run in the morning and then eat way too much, followed by a nap and then a LONG walk. 🙂

Let’s get back to today.

After walking down-back with Bennie and Mary this morning, I decided to head into the gym for a treadmill run. No it was not stoopidly cold or anything like that, it was more that I just didn’t feel like dealing with the cold during my run.

However, I didn’t attempt to get anywhere near any shopping kind of place. I could see the road to the Market Place in Augusta was absolutely bonkers and had no wish to subject myself to that kind of stress.

I have been reading Phil Maffetone’s Big Book of Endurance on the Kindle App and getting a lot of the “why” behind MAF training after getting the eBook yesterday and blog post/articles that I have found online.

No, I am not completely convinced that MAF heart-rate training is going to be the cure to all my running ills, but something inside of me feels that at least parts of what Maffetone suggests are a part of the solution that I have been searching.

We will see. Continue reading