Training & Nutrition - Heart Rate and Ambient Temp
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07-07-05, 12:42 PM
I got on the trail late last nite and not only did I find it more enjoyable, I found that without the sun beating down on me, my HR ave was 11 BPM less then when I ride right after work when its still hot or early morning when the sun starts to beat down on me.
Is this a coincidence or is there a relation to outside temp and HR?
HR goes up with ambient temperatures and with fever. Keeping cool requires more work and the heart responds. Steve
07-08-05, 06:27 PM
Heart rate increases about one beat per minute for every degree above 75 F.
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