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Old 02-11-09, 12:50 PM   #1
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Need help with Lactate Threshold test

I want to find out what my lactate threshold heart rate is. I've got a heart rate monitor, however, it doesn't have a lap button. This means it'll be difficult to do a 30 minute time trial test outdoors. Any ideas on how to do this without a lap button?

I was thinking: perform the test indoors, and after 10 minutes, put on the chest strap. However, I've heard doing this test indoors is much more difficult and not a very good gauge of LTHR.

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Old 02-11-09, 02:16 PM   #2
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Ride hard for the first 10' then stop pedaling for the 10 seconds it takes to turn on your HRM. Take the avg from that last 20'.
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