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Heart Rate Training
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Heart Rate Training

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Brand New Report Explodes Common ‘Myths’ About Heart Rate Training…

…Tells Athletes What Really Works, What Doesn't

– – and What Athletes (and Their Coaches) Can do to Make Sure They're Not at Risk of the Rare, But Deadly,

Sudden Cardiac Death Syndrome

Heart rate monitoring (HRM) is no longer a training tool used only by athletes at the very pinnacle of their sport.

Indeed, virtually every serious athlete now carries a portable heart rate monitor, fastened either on their wrist or mounted on the handlebars of their bike. Yet few of us fully understand the concept of HRM – and how to make best use of it to optimise our year-round training and competition.

It’s why over-reaching and over-training are still so prevalent amongst athletes – even those privileged enough to enjoy the services of a sports coach.

High-intensity training is a bit like a fine, 100-year-old cognac. Wonderful if taken in small amounts – but too much of it can leave you feeling worse for wear the next day…

And while many athletes (and coaches) think that HRM will prevent you from training too hard, too fast and too soon, in fact a number of new scientific studies show that, while HRM provides important feedback about the intensity of exercise, it can’t measure certain other important indicators relating to your ongoing high intensity training efforts.

Because this issue is both so important to every athlete, and so often misunderstood, I wanted to provide some answers to serious athletes’ questions about this core topic.

So I commissioned four authorities in this field to put together Heart Rate Training, the latest in our brand new series of ‘mini-reports’.

  • Romain Denis is a researcher in sport sciences at Brunel University, and pursuing accreditation with the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES)
  • Eddie Fletcher MSc is a sport & exercise physiologist and coach, specialising in endurance events. He is also author of the ‘Suunto Indoor Rowing Guide’ and acts as an ambassador for Suunto in the UK
  • Dr Gary O’Donovan is a lecturer in sport & exercise medicine at the University of Exeter, and an exercise physiologist accredited with the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES)
  • Jeremy Windsor is an anaesthetist at the University College London Hospital, and research assistant at the Institute of Human Health and Performance at University College London. As a member of the Xtreme Medical Expedition, he climbed Mt Everest in May 2007

All four of them are highly experienced, sports conditioning professionals working with elite athletes across a range of different sports. So you can be sure their advice is informed, up-to-date – and highly pertinent to all athletes, no matter which sport they may play.

When I commissioned Romain, Eddie, Gary and Jeremy to write this special report on heart rate monitoring, I asked them to do two things for me:

  • review all the very latest sports scientific research into heart rate monitoring in the sporting environment – not just the academic journals that we regularly review for our Peak Performance and Sports Injury Bulletin specialist newsletters, but all the not-yet-published material as well. Findings that have only recently emerged – and have not yet made it into the specialist media. Findings that might not ever make it into the magazines you find on the high street news-stands. (Because some of this stuff is highly technical, and not easily understood by your average journalist or magazine editor.)
  • that they synthesise their findings into a report that contains no impenetrable scientific jargon – only the facts. How athletes like you and I should go about properly integrating heart rate monitoring into our daily fitness regime.

Here are just some of the fascinating facts about HRM they uncovered – and which you’ll learn about exclusively in Heart Rate Training:

Why could using HRM to establish your ‘training zones’ actually prevent you from reaching your true sporting potential? (p. 21)

How do you make sure you have the right environmental factors in place when measuring heart rate – so you get the correct data you need to calibrate the rest of your training program? (p. 22)

Why do the so-called ‘fit fat’ need to use a different formula from other athletes when calculating VO2Max – otherwise they’re likely to get a wrong reading? (p. 22)

Why and how should coaches treat untrained individuals in a different way from training individuals when determining training zones? (p. 24)

How to train effectively at high intensity even if you don’t have a heart rate monitor – and why this could be a much more effective way to train, in certain circumstances (p. 26)

The enduring myth of so-called ‘fat burning zones’ – why there’s no such thing, and how to use HRM to improve your body’s overall ability to metabolise fat (p. 28)

Coaches! When is the best time to perform an over-training test, so as to get an accurate test result? (p. 29)

A new technique for measuring the cumulative fatigue effect of successive high intensity workouts – something you can’t do with conventional HRM (p. 9)

Coaches! How to establish if your charges are getting the right amount of rest between hard, interval training sessions, or are they at increasing risk of over-training? (p. 12)

Why do fit, experienced athletes sometimes suddenly drop dead – and what can coaches do to reduce the likelihood of this happening to athletes in their care? (p. 33)

What are the most common causes of Sudden Cardiac Death syndrome? (pp. 34-37)

How do athletes and coaches identify those potentially at risk from SCD? (pp. 38-39)

and much, much more…

Your copy of Heart Rate Training also comes complete with tables and diagrams, where needed, to supplement the explanatory text. In short, everything you need to put an end to any confusion on the subject.

So now you can be a fitter, faster, more successful athlete – one who can train harder and longer without risking over-training or serious injury, and compete at a higher level than ever.

Sounds too good to be true? Not at all. Read on and you’ll see why.

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Read it from cover to cover (it’s a concise 40 pages, so won’t take you long…), then put our expert findings to work for you for a full 30 days. At the end of that time judge for yourself how much better an athlete you are.

See how much more easily you can increase your training volume and intensity – without suffering the usual side effects, or the risk of over-training.

If at the end of 30 days you don’t feel you’re fitter and faster, then return the book to me for a full refund.

I’ll return every penny you’ve paid promptly – and without question. It’s the least I can do in return, given you showed such commitment to your sport.

There’s no time to lose… Carpe Diem!

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