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Maximum Heart Rate Revisited
Thursday, August 13, 2009      9 comments

I've refined my understanding of the meaning of maximum heart rate, and I now know that it's a physical limit and not a "do not exceed" warning. I also understand it to be something that's relatively fixed (in the short term) and not subject to... Read more
What is Maximum Heart Rate?
Thursday, August 06, 2009      11 comments

I normally imagine that my blog audience is just me, talking to myself; and if others happen to read along and respond, that's fine by me. Today, though, I'd like to ask any audience out there what they know about the metric Max Heart Rate... Read more
Notional Half Marathon Training Plan
Wednesday, August 05, 2009      2 comments

Six weeks to prepare for the Heartbreak Ridge half marathon. Taking tips and suggestions from various sources, this is the schedule/plan I came up with, reserving the option to modify or rearrange workouts once I see how things are working out.... Read more
What is the Primary Agenda?
Sunday, July 19, 2009      1 comments

I was reflecting on my fitness goals and objectives last night, here at the conclusion of Week 3 of "Operation 13%". After a bit of analysis, I came to the realization that I'm not going to reach that 13% goal by August 1st. I believe I misc... Read more
Weight Loss vs. Fat Loss
Tuesday, June 09, 2009      1 comments

A little over a week ago, when I first started here at SparkPeople, I weighed about 145-146 lbs with a body weight of 16-17%. In my intro, I state that my fitness goal wasn't to lose weight necessarily but to lose a little more fat and gain som... Read more
It's June
Monday, June 01, 2009      1 comments

And so begins Phase III. After a month of giving "maintenance" a try, I need to set new, still higher goals. The focus will be less about body measurements and more about performance levels, but I do expect to be able to reach a weight o... Read more

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