Tag Archives: heart rate

When to Take a Rest Day

Like many cyclists, I have big plans.  Today, however, I am taking a day off instead of my planned workout.  I usually plan my workouts about a month in advance and almost always plan more than I can actually handle.  … Continue reading

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Wednesday Weekly Update

Cyclocross is offically here!  The local road racing season is finished with the exception of a fall mid-week TT series.  For those of us who know better, it is time to put away the TT bike and get the CX … Continue reading

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Gauging Recovery from Heart Rate and Power

I received a question on gauging recovery status from heart rate and power.  I have almost two years worth of power and heart rate data, so I thought I would detail my experiences.  Keep in mind every rider is different, … Continue reading

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A Few Questions

I got a request to answer some ridiculous questions from a reader.  They are pretty random, but I figured I’d take a stab at them. Any tips on descending fast? This is a frequent topic of online discussion.  There are … Continue reading

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