# 40 – Amit Bhattacharjee, 400 km ultramarathoner who trains using low heart rate (MAF) method discusses his journey, training and what motivates him

Amit Bhattacharjee, 400 km ultramarathoner who trains using low heart rate (MAF) method discusses his journey, training and what motivates him

Show Notes

01:35 – Amit introduces himself

11:50 – Basics of MAF method

17:35 – Minimum # of hours of training for MAF method

22:35 – Incorporation of speed workouts into MAF

27:55 – Transition to Ultra distances

32:00 – Challenges when transitioning into ultra distances

36:00 – Incorporating strength training

40:30 – 400 km run from Ahmedabad to Porbandar

46:35 – Recommendations on resources

Follow/Contact Amit

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amit.bhattacharjee.35912

Strava: https://www.strava.com/athletes/19735358

Instagram: @amitb2208

Recommendations on resources

Oxygen Advantage by Patrick McKeown (Amazon Link)

Big Book of Endurance Training and Racing by Philip Maffetone (Amazon Link)

Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art by James Nestor (Amazon Link)

Advanced Marathoning by Pete Pfitzinger (Amazon Link)

Extramilest Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/209003219602686

Other Relevant Podcasts Discussed on this Show

Episode 24 – Floris Gierman – https://www.buzzsprout.com/273726/5921689

Episode 23 – Patrick McKeown – https://www.buzzsprout.com/273726/5598952

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