Tagged: Heart Rate

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Burning off the Christmas Excess

I’m sure I’m not the only one, but I ate far too much over Christmas and did very little exercise so it’s now time to get back to it. The ‘rest’ doesn’t seem to have done too much damage as I felt OK on our Mountain Bike Ride at the weekend although I have put...

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Fitness Improvements – Power to Weight Ratio

My recent lab tests with Jon at the Sports and Exercise Science Department are finally over. The tests themselves were hard, but nothing compared to the disgusting potions I had to drink beforehand – For that reason alone I’m glad that they are over! I met Jon yesterday for a quick synopsis of what he...

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What’s Your Resting Heart Rate?

Just out of interest I thought I’d wear my Garmin Forerunner 305 heart rate monitor to bed last night to see what my resting heart rate was. I expected it to be fairly low, as it always seems pretty low compared to most people and thought it would somewhere around 40bpm, but I checked it...

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Turbo Training Tuesday

As usual, Tuesday seems to be my day of fitness training. I’ve just done a turbo trainer session and will be off to circuit training and then swimfit this evening. The Turbo Trainer sessions are going well. Last night I did a 3:2 minute interval session where I did 7 repetitions of 3 minutes @...

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1 minute intervals on Turbo Trainer

I can’t get enough of these! I did my 1 minute intervals workout on the turbo trainer yesterday. Once again, I did them at 350 Watts the same as I did last week. Unsurprisingly the heart rate graph is almost identical. It’s good to see how closely I can replicate a workout though as that...

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Finding my limits – Turbo Trainer Workouts

I’ve just done another of my 1 minute interval sessions on the turbo trainer and I think I’m finding my limit. The session involves a 10 minute warm up and then 7 repetitions of: 1 minute hard 1 minute recovery Followed by a warm down. The first time I did it I did the hard...

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Last Weeks Training Schedule

With Christmas coming and lots of food, drink and relaxing planned, I thought I should at least try to be good in the run up and get some training in. I haven’t done too badly this year. As well as keeping up with the mountain biking I’ve also got a Turbo Trainer that I now...

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