Short term loss for long term gain

I’ve become a believer that certain tasks are best done by certain muscles. I’m not interested in the aesthetics of running form, I’m interested in getting the best out of myself. To make a change, we may have to go one step back to go two steps forward.

Slow Burn by Stu Mittleman

Slow Burn is another book advocating training by age-related heart-rate formula to burn fat and stay healthy. Its author Stu Mittleman was influenced by Phil Maffetone and here I give an overview of the book and my thoughts on its methods.


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About Me

Hi, I’m Hugh – coach at Big Red Running. I’ve been running seriously since I turned 40 but first raced in the 1990s. Before that I spent my teenage years getting lost orienteering in forests and moorland in the depths of winter!