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Discussion: Heart rate

in: dreamweaver; dreamweaver > 2016-01-30

Feb 1, 2016 2:06 AM # 
What happened to your heart rate on the south side of the Causeway? It's just dropped off completely. In fact 50-60bpm walking around that part of the course seems fairly low.
Feb 3, 2016 7:54 AM # 
Happening a fair bit - especially when I'm riding. Current theory is that the monitor is struggling to maintain contact through all the "insulation" on my chest. However, the easiest fix is to replace the battery, so I'll try that first. Then maybe tighten the strap and then shave my chest :-) Getting rid of the insulation is a much harder project. I'm not getting any other signs of imminent heart failure, although that's always a possibility. Thanks for your concern.
Feb 4, 2016 2:59 AM # 
Maybe you were less concerned about the potential for gambling on the south side?
Was there a raunchy movie on at the Burswood cinema as you went past?
Was the control placement less excitable?
Covering the same terrain that you'd already been through have less appeal the second time around?
Feb 5, 2016 6:27 AM # 
Nothing so interesting - I was just chugging along at my usual slow pace with frequent map checking to make sure I hadn't gone past something in my half comatosed state. One brief spark of interest when it occurred to me that I'd been in the area between Burswood and the Causeway so many times (as we use the southern carpark as a launch spot for many FROG rides) but I'd never ventured into the rest of the garden area with all the statues, etc - quite well done and nice work by Tash to take us through it.
Feb 8, 2016 7:51 AM # 
I see your average heart rate during kilometre four at the City Beach event was lower than my resting heart rate so I can only assume you were taken around by car and should be disqualified.

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