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Hi guys!

Bascially i'm not sure how I can use my heart rate data.
What are the ways to gauge your body condition such as over-training, not fully recovered etc etc?

Such as high perceived exertion at lower than usual heart rate and vise versa or other trends?
 

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It sounds like you are new to using a heart rate monitor and want to get the most out of it?

A good starting point is to do a couple tests to find your max, resting and lactic thershold heartrates. Do a couple goolge searches or go to training peeks and see their articles to find out more about the tests. One you have the base points you can figure out your trainig zones. Using zones as a guide is helpful to get the most out of training.

Once youve been training w hr for a while you can use it as a guide like you suggest to determine fitness gains and fatigue. Every 6-8 weeks you should re do the tests to see if you have improved your threshold hr.

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There are a few different things you can do with heart rate data for gauging how you're feeling.

One of the most popular is to just take your resting pulse in the morning when you first wake up. If it's elevated from normal it could be a sign that you're ill or fatigued

http://www.netfit.co.uk/fitness/test/resting-heart-rate.htm

If your heart rate monitor is capable of recording R-R data then you can use Heart Rate Variability to try and look at whether you're recovering properly. There are some links here: :)

http://www.firstbeat.com/physiology/research-and-publications

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