Thread: Max HR?
View Single Post
Old 06-17-06, 01:48 AM
  #15  
NomadVW 
部門ニ/自転車オタク
 
NomadVW's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Sterling, VA
Posts: 3,173

Bikes: 2008 Blue T16, 2009 Blue RC8, 2012 Blue Norcross CX, 2016 Blue Axino SL, 2016 Scott Scale, Fixie, Fetish Cycles Road Bike (on the trainer)

Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by donrhummy
Sure, except it can allow you to determine HR zones that are pretty good for determining stress on your body from exercising (the zones, that is). So training in Zone 2 will require a different amount of rest and can be done for a different length of time than a Zone 4 workout. I've personally found these work much better at keeping up my progress and keeping down overtraining than going by feel.
Except zones based on MHR are almost as "grossly estimated" sometimes as the 220-age. Zones based on LTHR have proven to be a more valid relation to perceived exertion than the max HR zones, at least for me.
__________________
Envision, Energize, Enable
NomadVW is offline