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Old 11-11-04, 04:39 PM   #1
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Yehaa! Just got my cardiologist report.

Following the minor heart attack in August I had the treadmill test 3 weeks ago. I got the report by post today. I was tested on the Bruce Protocol tradmill test and my cardiologist rated my performance as "very satisfactory". I research this protocol on the net and I found two sources that use the test in athlete assessment. The range they rate for is 9-15 and I ranked 12, straight down the middle. At 50, I think this is a fantastic result. All the time in the gym and on the bike has paid off.

To say I am happy and cock-a-hoop is an understatement. Sorry guys, I just had to share that.

Bring on the 25 yr old triathletes. I'll wipe their noses in my trail dust.
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Old 11-11-04, 04:44 PM   #2
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Bokkie,

WTG, great news! Keep it up!!
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Old 11-11-04, 06:41 PM   #3
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Great news!
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Old 11-11-04, 06:58 PM   #4
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Outstanding! Cheers and happy trails!!
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Old 11-11-04, 07:00 PM   #5
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Old 11-11-04, 07:42 PM   #6
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Keep up the good work. Exercise does keep one young.
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Thanks for attaboys, guys!
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A good cardio report sure brings the joy back to biking.

Keep on keeping on pedaling.....

Enjoy
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