Endurance Skating

Training, Racing & LCHF Fueling For Skating And Endurance Sports

Cardiac Drift – Really?

Even if you are not familiar with the term, anyone who does heart rate-based training will be all too familiar with the phenomenon of Cardiac Drift, which according to Competitor … Continue reading

January 11, 2016 · 2 Comments

Lab Ratting: Maximum Aerobic Heart Rate & Substrate Usage

I almost didn’t write this blog post because when I got the results they were not quite as good as I was hoping for. However after mulling on it for a … Continue reading

May 27, 2015 · 12 Comments

Common MAF & Low Heart Rate Training Misconceptions: Rebutted!

As regular readers of my blog (yes, all 3 of you) know, I have trained primarily using MAF for the last 18 months. I have seen good progress and it … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · 5 Comments

MAF Progression – Does This Stuff Work?

The chart says above says it all… A while back I said that I was going to do exclusive MAF training with the aim of improving my aerobic speed in the … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · 5 Comments

The Big Book of Endurance Training & Racing – (Maffetone)

The Big book of Endurance Training & Racing… aka TBBOETAR, aka The Yellow book, aka The Bible….  mention the name of this book or the its author – the incomparable … Continue reading

September 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

Measurable Improvement?

  It’s nice when you come off a training session that you felt went really well.  This happened to me yesterday and I just wanted to boast a bit about … Continue reading

August 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

MAF Training – Train Slower (And Smarter) To Get Faster

I’ve briefly alluded to “MAF” training before, and am going to expand a bit on that here. The method was devised by Phil Maffetone, author of “The Big Book of … Continue reading

August 7, 2014 · 8 Comments

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