Whether minimalists or maximalists, all beginning runners are necessarily low-mileage runners, because the body is not initially able to tolerate high running mileage. It is important for the novice runner with a maximalist bent to understand not only that it takes many years for the body to develop its ultimate mileage absorption capacity, but also that the first 20 or 40 miles per week yield far greater results than any additional mileage. Meb Keflezighi won several California state high school titles in the early 1990s on 25 to 35 miles per week. Not until he was in his mid-30s did he reach his lifetime peak volume of 130 miles per week, because he could not have handled such volume earlier in his career. He knows this because he tried a few times and always got injured. Some runners can increase their mileage faster than others, but even the most determined maximalist must be prepared to work many years toward reaching a lifetime maximum. On the flip side, minimalists sometimes need to be cautioned against feeling obligated to run more than they feel comfortable doing because they assume that a certain volume level is required to attain a certain level of performance in running. Grete Waitz won the 1978 New York City Marathon, setting a world record in the process, having never previously run farther than 12 miles. Steve Jones broke the marathon world record and set a personal-best time of 2:07:13 in the mid-1980s on fewer than 100 miles per week.



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