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Old 09-28-22, 07:09 AM
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Originally Posted by mdarnton
60.Before biking daily it was 70 to 75.

​​​​​​Why do people who don't want to answer have to make everyone look at them anyway? Now *that* is narcissism!

Why do people who don't want to see posts about why a thread topic is obnoxious have to make comments about those posts they don't want to see? Now "that" is narcissism! Enjoy the infinite regression you started.

It is a stupid thread topic for reasons discussed above and it does smack of people looking for something really weird to brag about that really isn't relevant to anything but genetics and possible pathology. This isn't the first such thread and it's a topic that has nothing to do with General Cycling. Like most of the posters on this thread, I chose to goof on it instead of complying with OP's absurd request. I really don't care if you approve of that.
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Old 09-28-22, 07:09 AM
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RHR is not a fixed quantity and varies with the training cycle and other stressors in anyone who actually works out.
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Old 09-28-22, 07:12 AM
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Originally Posted by Koyote
True. My brother found that he had an amazingly low resting HR -- so low that he would occasionally feel faint and woozy. The pacemaker solved that problem.


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And the weird part is that the OP's numbers are not even remotely impressive.

My numbers would definitely have been considered "impressive" if they hadn't taken me off the atenolol because I was nearly passing out a couple times a day.
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Old 09-28-22, 07:16 AM
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Originally Posted by MoAlpha
RHR is not a fixed quantity and varies with the training cycle and other stressors in anyone who actually works out.

You would say that because you're part of the conspiracy of doctors to rain on thread topics.

Just kidding, I wanted to highlight that you're probably the only actual medical doctor on this thread.
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Old 09-28-22, 07:18 AM
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Originally Posted by livedarklions
You would say that because you're part of the conspiracy of doctors to rain on thread topics.

Just kidding, I wanted to highlight that you're probably the only actual medical doctor on this thread.
For present purposes, I'm just a navel-gazing endurance geek.
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Old 09-28-22, 07:24 AM
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Originally Posted by MoAlpha
For present purposes, I'm just a navel-gazing endurance geek.
This post is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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Old 09-28-22, 07:25 AM
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Originally Posted by Milton Keynes
Sorry, I'm too busy taking pictures of my food and posting it to social media...
Well played!

You're in the lead for POTD!

Campground pasta e fagioli with fresh sage during my recent tour.



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Old 09-28-22, 07:27 AM
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Originally Posted by livedarklions
This post is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
What about preventing pregnancy?
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Old 09-28-22, 07:27 AM
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Seven........... six.


Riding & Beers?
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Old 09-28-22, 07:29 AM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz
What about preventing pregnancy?

I suspect that bragging to people about your resting heart rate is probably a pretty good way to prevent the activity that could lead to pregnancy.
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Old 09-28-22, 07:31 AM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz
What about preventing pregnancy?
I wouldn't trust it.
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Originally Posted by livedarklions
I suspect that bragging to people about your resting heart rate is probably a pretty good way to prevent the activity that could lead to pregnancy.
Have you been out in public recently?
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Old 09-28-22, 07:32 AM
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"No dear, not tonight. I have to publish my resting heart rate tomorrow a.m. on teh Biek Formz."
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Originally Posted by livedarklions
I suspect that bragging to people about your resting heart rate is probably a pretty good way to prevent the activity that could lead to pregnancy.


You have knocked Milton Keynes into second place.
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Old 09-28-22, 07:56 AM
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Originally Posted by badger1
"No dear, not tonight. I have to publish my resting heart rate tomorrow a.m. on teh Biek Formz."

I was thinking more of posting it in your dating profile.
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33 1/3 RPM. I can change it to 45 RPM or 78RPM as needed.
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My resting heart rate is 49. It is the best resting heart rate. Anything lower is a waste. Convince me otherwise ...
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Originally Posted by skidder
33 1/3 RPM. I can change it to 45 RPM or 78RPM as needed.

Has anyone ever actually seen a 16 RPM record? It was a really funny setting to listen to an Alvin and the Chipmunks record but I never knew what it actually was for.
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I think my record is 15 minutes without stopping to look at the map.
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Originally Posted by MoAlpha
RHR is not a fixed quantity and varies with the training cycle and other stressors in anyone who actually works out.
And altitude raises it, apparently. Im at 8100 feet since yesterday, and my RHR is up about 7 beats. But down 2 beats from yesterday, is that acclimation? I hope so, my power is down and perceived exertion is up. I did a climb yesterday to 9400, and it felt like a killer. I was wrecked.
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Your recovery heart rate is a better fitness indicator.
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Originally Posted by indyfabz
What about preventing pregnancy?
I just use my looks.
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Originally Posted by livedarklions
You would say that because you're part of the conspiracy of doctors to rain on thread topics.

Just kidding, I wanted to highlight that you're probably the only actual medical doctor on this thread.
I'm definitely NOT a doctor, and my RHR varies from 42 during the riding season, to 58 in the winter. Maybe some denizens here ride equally year-around, so the distinction doesn't matter. As I sit here at my desk at work, I'm at 54. That's my 'sitting' HR, not my 'resting' HR.,
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My heart never rests.
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Originally Posted by Milton Keynes
I just use my looks.
If that were a reliable method, I wouldn't be here.
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