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Old 06-21-05, 11:33 AM   #1
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51: starting out

Hi,

After 30 years of very little exercize (short walks)
I've been commuting to work (30 minute ride) for
a few months and have liked it from the start.

having got this far I've developed an interest in getting
healthier, eating better - all the things my wife has
been trying to tell me about for the last 20 yrs!!

I got a HRM the other day and discover I spend 90%
of my ride between 70% and 85% of my maximum
heart rate (according to the manual). So that's about
an hour a day in total. Is this OK or am I pushing too hard?

Thanks for any advice you might have for someone just
starting out at 51
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Old 06-21-05, 03:54 PM   #2
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Howdy. Glad to see proof that fun can be had by all. If you haven't already you might want to post your question in the 50plus forum.
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