My name is Burr and I’m a new guy to the list and the over 50 group.
I’m 66 and a “under control” diabetic. I have a home in Red Mountain Ca and a home in Guiguinto Bulacan, The Philippines. I live in the Philippines most of the time and I shipped three of my bikes over here. I also shipped my weight lifting weights and squat rack. I owned a telephone/network and sound systems company in Ontario Ca. for 30 years. My wife manages a bank here so I have lots of time to lift and cycle. I cycle on a closed area where there are very few cars so it’s safe.
Now you know about me!
I have been lifting three days a week MWF but I am going to cycle MWF and lift Tue-Thu starting today, it’s Monday evening here.
I'm 66 and I'm buff and I can stay this way with only two workouts a
At the same time I need the Cardio so I have three hard rides a week.
When I lift my heart rate is about 90 with 5 minutes to 55, which is great.
When I cycle my heart rate is around 110 to 135 with recovery to 60 in about
My threshold is 83 so I need to stay above 83 for 22 minutes. I can ride my
cycling route for 30 minutes at a 66 cadence and my heart rate says above
100 and this is great.
SO, more cycling and only two days to stay hard with lifting BUT, I push
some big weights with four sets.
If I want to ride with the nuts then I can add Saturday, as I want like with
I would like to find sometime to do some Yoga; I enjoy and like the
pull. Pilates kills me but maybe I can get a routine made-up that I would
If anyone has any thoughts on the heart rate thing please feel free to share your thoughts.