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Old 04-15-2005, 01:19 PM   #11
Adam Burella
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At the end of FGB I timed my heartrate and got 228 BPM! Then I second guessed my counting (passed out on the grass not thinking clearly) and did it again and got 188.

I'm 21 and don't have any heart problems (that I know of). I'm not really worried about it, just something that came to mind when I do the WOD. Just measured my heart rate right now and I got 92 (finished FGB like 20 minutes ago).
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Old 04-15-2005, 07:57 PM   #12
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Daniel, why should we not work above 80% max heart rate very often? That seems to be a questionable claim given the impressive success many people have had going well beyond 80% of their max heart rate several times a week.
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Old 04-15-2005, 08:52 PM   #13
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Thank You Frank O. Sometimes 45 feels young, and sometimes 45 feels older than it should.
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Old 04-16-2005, 05:36 AM   #14
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Every one of those heart rate equations is a load of crap!

The only way to determine your max heart rate is to test it and even then its not a very useful piece of info.

Case in point. My girlfriend can hold 100% of her estimated max heart rate for over 10 minutes and I can hold 95% of my estimated max for 15-20 min straight.

If i kept my heart rate down to 80% of my max i'd never get a workout.

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Old 04-16-2005, 06:22 AM   #15
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Man I thought I was alot more out of shape but apparently my heart is supposed to drown out the music I'm trying to listen to. Don't get me wrong I'm nowhere near crossfit shape but I didn't realize this was normal across the board. Thanks for the motivation.
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Old 04-16-2005, 07:32 AM   #16
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You know that little "warning" on pieces of cardio equipment that reads:

"If you feel pain, faint or short of breath stop exercising immediately"

I used to tell my boss that I figured that "pain, faint and short of breath" meant I was where I needed to be.
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Old 04-16-2005, 08:04 AM   #17
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If a workout doesn't nearly make you vomit, it's not a very good workout. That's what I say at least.
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Old 04-18-2005, 08:44 AM   #18
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Don,
You guys must have been having sex with your HR Monitors on!
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Old 04-18-2005, 09:48 AM   #19
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Frank,

If that was me i'd just get above resting HR, got a classy 2 stroke engine me! :wink:

I agree with Don btw. Only true measure of anyone's max HR is to do a max HR test. Anything else is a guess at best. For example, it is saying that a mass of people all at one age would have exactly the same max HR regardless of fitness, so what would be the point in training if Joe Bloggs with his beer belly could work the same as you!?

The Karvonen formula brings in the resting heart rate to make it alittle more individual but is still pure conjecture in my opinion..
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Old 04-18-2005, 10:14 AM   #20
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I heard Coach doesn't buy into the Max HR stuff. But that's probably because he has no heart!!:uhoh:
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