Heart Rate Training Zones

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    Heart Rate Training Zones

    Post  Admin on Wed Apr 08, 2009 2:33 am

    Heart rate training zones are calculated by taking into consideration your Maximum Heart Rate (MHR) and your Resting Heart Rate (RHR). Within each training zone, subtle physiological effects take place to enhance your fitness.

    The Energy Efficient or Recovery Zone - 60% to 70%
    Training within this zone develops basic endurance and aerobic capacity. All easy recovery running should be completed at a maximum of 70%. Another advantage to running in this zone is that while you are happily fat burning you may lose weight and you will be allowing your muscles to re-energise with glycogen, which has been expended during those faster paced workouts.

    http://www.brianmac.co.uk/hrm1.htm

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