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The relationship between your: resting, maximum and recovery rates has been shown to correlate with your bodies ability to consume Oxygen (VO2max), which itself correlates with the conversion of fats and sugars to ATP, to fuel your muscles. So a few pulse measurements is a fairly commonly used and easy means to assess / estimate fitness. Have a read of "101 ...


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The analysis suffers from causality. A measured amount of exercise to produce a heart rate does not necessarily mean the reverse. I see that false statistic used for hot Yoga burns more calories as the heart beats faster. In heat the blood vessels in the surface of the skin dilate and blood flow increases to help cool the body. This is not blood ...


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Short while ago i did dinghy sailing for a couple of hours. The wind was strong but i was sailing with little effort under reduced sail. My heart rate was very high not because of physical exertion but out of alertness. My watch predicted that i burnt 1.800 calories in two and a half hours which is waay off. The formula does not include factors driven by ...



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