Get some testing done Peter and let me know , that's where I am heading in July.
Running across the road slowly is bad for you. I nearly got run over today and had to speed up, bxxxxxd.
1 bpm out between calculation and test.
8 min mile HR says 121 / 2 bpm ave over 10 miles = 76% MHR
Had to go back to latter end of last year for 7 min a mile but,
HR was 132 / 3 bpm ave over 5 miles = 83% MHR
My max is 160bpm. That is by doing a HR test x2 , not by calculation.
OP heading. HR training, any point
2012, 11.2 mile runs ave time 1.52mins
2015, same run at same HR i.e. 70% MHR ave time 1.34mins.
It takes time and patience.
Just a foot note, I had been running for a few years prior to 2012.
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