Blogs about Heart Rate Monitor

Why you should use a heart rate monitor

Using a heart rate monitor is a no brainer when you’re trying to get in shape. A heart rate monitor gives you lots of data and lets you know if you’re over training or under training. When you over train, your body will feel sore and you won’t have the motivation to stick to your workouts. If you’re under training you won’t see much improvement in your fitness program. How does a heart rate monitor work?

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The Workout That Helps You Eat Less ( Men's health)

Train hard, eat less? Interval training could help suppress your short-term appetite, finds new research from the University of Western Australia.Overweight men who completed 30 minutes of intense exercise intervals ate up to 170 fewer calories about an hour post-workout than those who performed moderate exercise.

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HR fat zone vs. HR cardio zone

There are lots of ideas out there about HR and weight loss, but how true are they and what does it mean? Well first lets understand HR max, there are many esitmations of HR max 220-age is a popular one though the accuracy of it is a bit suspect. There is also 206.9 - (.67*age), which seems to be more accurate or atleast closer to a good estimation. Max HR as a individual as finger prints the only way to truely know what yours is, would be to perform a max test, which I DO NOT RECOMMEND OR WANT ANYONE TO TRY!!! This means we are left with estimations.