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Old 11-19-12, 09:43 AM
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Originally Posted by PantherVOR View Post
Very interesting. I've never heard about monitoring waking heart rate for overtraining. Could you expand on this or provide a link where I could learn more about this? Thank you.
The example I can think of why to monitor Resting Heart Rate as soon as you wake up is to let you know if your body still needs more rest.
You normally have a RHR around 30 bpm (just picking a number) and after waking up one morning it's mid 40's.
Your body is telling you it needs more rest or possibly is getting sick from a flu/cold bug.
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