The Speed Epidemic in Running

Last year, I wrote a widely-read article called, “I Tried the Maffetone Method For a Year” exploring what the method is, my experience, as well as the upsides and downsides. It’s simple yet effective in running long distances, building aerobic conditioning, burning fat, and ultimately getting faster while reducing injury.

The Method: You take 180 and minus your age, doing all your runs under that prescribed