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Old 07-21-2010, 09:50 AM   #40
Grissim Connery
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Originally Posted by Anton Emery View Post
Yesterday i did Helen using the Threshold training guidelines. Kept my HR in the appropriate range, stopped when it got to high, and rested to HR 130 between rounds. It was easy enough to manage.
i was kinda wondering about something like this. you guys mentioned that the versa climber or bike are preferred b/c you can crank the resistance so that strength is maintained in the long run even after doing a lot of cardio and the upper body is taxed. why can't somebody just deadlift as their cardio if they maintained the heart rate and had a weight that limited them to like 4-10 reps per minute? after i would think that this would cause one to get really sore, but then wouldn't one get just as sore on a bike or something if the resistance was just as hard?
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