HOT: Active* forum members generally gain 5% discount at starbike.com store!
Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Articles FAQ Contact About




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 5 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Recovery HR advice plz
PostPosted: Tue Feb 26, 2013 10:00 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Mar 26, 2009 11:06 pm
Posts: 153
After a 70+ mile ride at tempo effort with a few harder intervals aka hills I find that my resting HR remains 10 bpm above normal for up to 24 hrs. Does this mean I am overdoing it for optimal fitness improvement?


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:47 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Mon Jan 23, 2006 6:35 am
Posts: 4886
Location: New York
You might not be rested from your previous workouts. Are you getting enough rest?

_________________
I never took drugs to improve my performance at any time. I will be willing to stick my finger into a polygraph test if anyone with big media pull wants to take issue. If you buy a signed poster now it will not be tarnished later. --Graeme Obree


Top
 Profile  
 
Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:47 pm 


Top
  
 
PostPosted: Wed Feb 27, 2013 10:42 am 
Offline

Joined: Mon Sep 10, 2012 2:37 pm
Posts: 71
The day after a long or hard ride, my resting hr is always 10+ beats higher. I always follow it with a rest day or recovery ride day. And by the day after i'm good to go for another long or hard ride.

Doing it this way, you should get 3-4 hard rides a week, and for all but neo-pro's or pro's, this is enough to see good adaption with no threat of overtraining.

Just apply the equation, Stimulus + Recovery = Adaptation.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu Apr 11, 2013 7:45 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Jun 07, 2005 3:32 pm
Posts: 451
Are you rehydrating properly?


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu Apr 11, 2013 11:53 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu May 03, 2007 10:39 am
Posts: 2322
All good info above. HR is not dictator of performance or recovery it is only a responder. 10 beats is not a large variation as HR can fluctuate by more than that just by *thinking* about something. Check rest, recovery, fuel and hydratation are keyed in. If not, maybe you need to re-assess but if its chronic seek further advice.

_________________
"Physiology is all just propaganda and lies... all waiting to be disproven by the next study."
"I'm not a real doctor; But I am a real worm; I am an actual worm." - TMBG


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 5 posts ] 


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Recovery with Marc Pro?

in Road

keith

0

274

Fri Aug 09, 2013 7:35 pm

keith View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. In Race Recovery From VO2 Max Effort

in Training

RyanH

12

1107

Sat May 04, 2013 2:08 pm

metal View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Hub Advice

in MTB

skiandbikecmh

11

716

Sat Jun 15, 2013 8:47 pm

jooo View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. New headset advice, please

in Road

DMF

7

448

Sun Sep 15, 2013 8:31 pm

DMF View the latest post


It is currently Fri Apr 25, 2014 10:41 am

All times are UTC + 1 hour




Advertising   –  FAQ   –  Contact   –  Convert   –  About

© Weight Weenies 2000-2013
hosted by starbike.com


How to get rid of these ads? Just register!


Powered by phpBB