Dr. Phil Maffetone returns along with a new special guest, Paul Laursen, PhD, an adjunct professor at Auckland University and performance physiologist who leads the Performance Physiology Team at High Performance Sport New Zealand, which helps Olympic athletes and hopefuls. Paul has published more than 100 refereed manuscripts in moderate-to-high impact exercise and sports science journals, and Read More

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We are back with the godfather or health and wellness for endurance athletes, Dr. Phil Maffetone. Today we dive into the tricky subject of how to achieve a healthy hormonal status while still training for your sport. That is, how we can participate in sport–even at highly competitive levels–and save our hormones from tanking or fix them if we’re Read More

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We’re back for another edition with Dr. Phil Maffetone. On this show we dive deeper into potential issues holding you back from making progress. So, if you’re not seeing results with MAF and/or fat-burning, yet on paper you are doing everything “right” with training, diet, and lifestyle, then take a listen because it could actually be something else. Even Read More

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On this show we’re joined by two powerhouses, Dr. Phil Maffetone and new to the show Dr. Mark Cucuzzella. Mark is an elite master’s marathoner, doctor, educator and more. You can connect with his work at naturalrunningcenter.com, healthyrunning.org, and his online running shoe store featuring exclusively minimalist shoes at tworiverstreads.com. On this show we dive into a fully holistic Read More

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On this show with Dr. Phil Maffetone: EP fans, the MAF team is seeking MAF test and race data from YOU for research purposes. Contribute your information here. Race pace relationship with MAF pace, in particular the marathon. When there is a big gap between your MAF pace and the marathon, why is this a red flag Read More

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On this show with Dr. Phil Maffetone, we discuss the top reasons why refined carbs and sugars are so bad for athletes. You often hear how refined carbs and sugar are bad for non-athletes, sedentary populations and in clinical cases (chronic disease, obesity, diabetes, etc), but what about hard-training athletes? We’re taught that endurance athletes Read More

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On this show we’re joined by Dr. Phil Maffetone and endurance coach Alan Couzens! Part 1: MAF listener questions For an experienced master’s marathoner (age 53), is 172 average heart rate too high for a marathon? MAF pace slowed down significantly after completing the Two-Week Test. Why would this be and how to get it back? Read More

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This episode is brought to you by Cool Fat Burner, the world’s first brown-fat calorie-burning cooling vest that can boost metabolism by 300%, burning over 250 calories an hour at higher intensities, as well as help build muscle, aid in recovery, promote overall wellness and allow for a good night’s sleep. EP fans 10% off the purchase Read More

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A special casual conversation with Dr. Phil Maffetone: – Phil and Tawnee finally meet in person, at IMAZ… at last!!! – Amanda Stevens placed 2nd at IMAZ and had a great year with the MAF approach, arguably the best year of her career… at 38 years old! – Hear Amanda and Phil on the show Read More

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Drs. Phil Maffetone and Catherine Dudick, a trauma surgeon in Atlantic City, come on to talk about the relationship between trauma and exercise and give recommendations to endurance athletes on building a training program that keeps them from falling victim to injury–whether soft-tissue injury or chemical injury. – The similarity between what occurs in athletes and a trauma patients? – Read More

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