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MAF Method - Update

I’m a strong believer in the MAF Approach to the endurance training. I apply the heart rate training principles to both running and cycling. I wrote about maf method in two article series - Part 1 and Part 2

Goa TriCamp Report - March 2019

My Coach (Kaustubh Radkar) has planned for a 3 days Triathlon Camp in Goa. It was from 8th March to 10th March.

Most of the participants were preparing for Ironman 70.3 Goa. Kaustubh and Indrajeet were our coaches for the camp.⁣

Day 1

My Top 5 Triathlon Podcasts

In my last article on podcast, I shared my top 5 fav podcasts, I introduced podcasts and shared my top 5 favorite podcasts.

Continuing on the theme, I want to share few of my Triathlon focussed podcasts. While there are tons of Triathlon specific podcasts, some of them really resonates with my training philosophy. Here are few of them:

MAF Method - Part1

MAF method - Background

MAF stands for Maximum Aerobic Function. This method deals with building aerobic base. This is applicable to all sports >5min in duration. This is one of the most powerful way to train.
Dr Phil Maffetone pioneered this method. Many top athletes, in a variety of sports, have followed this method to achieve top success.

According to Triathlete magazine, Mark Allen is the greatest triathlete ever. He won six Ironman World-Championships.
His secret? Maffetone Method.

Nutrition - Practical Tips #1

So far, we’ve covered basics of nutrition, and how carbs trigger high insulin response, which causes weight gain and other health issues.

Now, in next few articles, we will discuss few practical approaches towards controlling blood sugar, and utilizing fat as the body fuel.