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Old 04-19-16, 03:50 PM
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Originally Posted by deapee View Post
The best tip I can give you as a beginner is take the power meter, take the heart rate monitor, take the cadence meter, and just turn them off for a long time, at least a month...(unless you're under doctor's orders for some medical condition). Seriously, just ride, have fun, when you're tired slow down or stop, when you're not tired, ride.

For a beginner they will do nothing but make you feel inferior, incapable, and unable to perform...just ride.
I think a good thing for anyone training (beginner's too) is looking at morning resting heart rate while in bed and you first wake up to tell how tired/fatigued you are. When it was elevated - take it easy - stay in bed. When it low, ride hard.
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