Dr. Maffetone also dispels many of the commonly held myths that linger in participatory sportsand which adversely impact performanceand explains the “truths” about endurance, such as:
The need to train slower to race faster will enable your aerobic system to improve endurance
Why expensive running shoes can actually cause foot and leg injuries
The fact that refined carbohydrates actually reduce endurance energy and disrupt hormone balance
How overtraining can be avoided in its earliest stages
And much more!
If you are looking to increase your endurance and maximize your athletic potential, The Endurance Handbook is your one-stop guide to training and racing effectively.
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Table of Contents
Introduction: What Exactly Is The Maffetone Method? xiii
1 The Secret of Endurance: Aerobic Speed 1
2 Fat Burning Can Save Your Endurance World 25
3 Economy 101 62
4 Our Feet, Our Foundation 93
5 Mind Over Movement 124
6 The Muscles that Move Us 144
7 Eating For Endurance-One Rule Fits All 175
8 Children Are Champions 216
9 Age, Athletics, and Growing Younger 233
10 Fit But Unhealthy 259
Appendix A A Review of the 180 Formula 286
Appendix B The Maximum Aerobic Function (MAF) Test 288
Appendix C Water Intoxication and Hyponatremia 293