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Originally posted by webist
There's a thread with conflicting opinions going on right now in nutrition section. Seems there may be more than one Max Heart Rate depending on what activity one is engaged in according to some.
The principal conflict in nutritional advice is in the protein/carbs./fats ratio, which varies from 10-80-10 (Pritikin) through 30-40-30 (zone) to 30-20-50 (Atkins). High-carb. diets are great for the aerobically active, such as many of us, but they can turn couch potatoes into type II diabetics. Conversely, I have severe reservations about the long-term health effects of sustained low-carb. eating.
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Capo [dschaw'-poe]: 1959 Modell Campagnolo, S/N 40324; 1960 Sieger, S/N 42624
Peugeot: 1970 UO-8, S/N 0010468
Bianchi: 1981 Campione d'Italia, S/N 1.M9914
Schwinn: 1988 Project KOM-10, S/N F804069