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Part II – The Maffetone Method

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Maffetone Method

Time to jump right in to the continuing series on the case for low-intensity exercise.  As those who are familiar with me know, my stance on exercise has moved continually in the direction of higher intensity exercise after looking at everything from the vantage point of metabolic rate.  And, more and more research continues to pour in that shows that vigorous exercise will give you a lot more in terms of fitness, strength, fat loss, sex drive, aerobic capacity, growth hormone, and other factors associated with youth and athletic performance.  With a narrow and limited hormonal research perspective, there seems to be no compelling reason to do light activity at all.  In fact, it looks like something that should be avoided at all costs to get the best results.  Indeed… Read more »