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Discussion: Heart Rate

in: CharlWard; CharlWard > 2016-02-18

Feb 20, 2016 4:58 PM # 
That's exactly the sort of HR trace I'd expect from a race - sharp rise at the start and, even though you feel like you are tiring, because you are (sub-consciously?) working harder, higher HR towards the end.
Looks like a v. good HR trace to me :)
Feb 21, 2016 2:38 PM # 
Didn't reach max though?
Feb 21, 2016 8:15 PM # 
If you reach max. surely you'll explode!? - isn't the idea to run a race at as near to Lactate Threshold as possible, for as long as possible, therefore achieving a fast even pace where you should be able to maintain without exhaustion?
I don't know - you'll need to ask someone like Paul M. how it's suppose to work?
Feb 21, 2016 8:36 PM # 
No idea!

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