blazin wrote:I've been thinking about getting a heart rate monitor for a while, but can't quite convince myself that it will have significant impact on my training.
radson wrote:I like a HRM, it shows when I am slacking. In my workouts if my HR drops below 160 I know that I need to pick up my pace.
LesterLong wrote:I bought a Garmin HRT monitor last month, and use it during cardio at the gym. I've also used it for some minor hiking and climbing.
For much of my life, I've thought that I have a weak/bad heart. The HRT has shown me that I hadn't done enough cardio (I have been weightlifting since I was 15).
Interestingly, I also learned that my maximum heart rate is 183, despite my 220 - 43 = 177 formulaic estimate.
LesterLong wrote:I don't agree that people can go higher than their maximum.
LesterLong wrote:Nope. I just spent 15 minutes searching various websites and stand behind the statement that one cannot exceed one's maximum heart rate, which may differ from one of those formulae like 220 - age.
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