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Old 08-03-13, 06:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Rons View Post
I just finished reading the heart rate recovery thread. I don't use a heart rate monitor but have thought about getting one. I did take my blood pressure the other day after a 50 mile ride. It was down to 92/60. My normal is usually around 120/80. Does anyone else check their BP after longish rides? I guess dropping is better than going high.
Your drop in blood pressure is primarily a function of dehydration. Drink more during your ride. And before. And after.
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