by WouterB » Sun Mar 25, 2012 10:12 am
by Ze » Sun Mar 25, 2012 9:54 pm
by Sierra Ledge Rat » Wed Mar 28, 2012 4:09 am
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.
by LesterLong » Thu Oct 18, 2012 3:02 pm
by Ben Beckerich » Mon Oct 22, 2012 1:41 pm
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.
by LesterLong » Sun Oct 28, 2012 2:38 am
by Ze » Sun Oct 28, 2012 3:58 am
by Ben Beckerich » Wed Oct 31, 2012 2:22 am
LesterLong wrote:I don't agree that people can go higher than their maximum.
by LesterLong » Wed Oct 31, 2012 11:04 am
by Ben Beckerich » Wed Oct 31, 2012 5:42 pm
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.
by jordansahls » Thu Nov 01, 2012 2:24 am
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