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Old 06-16-06, 10:15 AM
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Originally Posted by badkarma
For males, the back-of-the-envelope calculation for MHR is 220-age (for males), which would put you at 188. That's a really rough calculation, it's more like a ballpark figure, some people are higher, some are lower.
Apparently it's spot on for me. Since having HR (this past Fall), the formula value is the highest I've seen, including a ride up a brutally steep hill where I'm maxed-out the whole way (i.e. it stays at what I believe is my max). Go figure!
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