Understanding Heart Rate

So I just got a Garmin, mostly to record long rides on strava without killing my phone battery. But I'm also a bit interested in the Heart Rate data craze.  So far, everything i've found on heart rate training seems anecdotal at best: "Subtract your age from 220..."  That's about where I stop reading.  It seems like this formula is a good guess,...Read More

Tool of the Week: MapMyFitness

I love exercise.  It helps me clear my head, feel good, and burns calories so i can drink more beer.  I'm also somewhat competitive. I lever enjoy suffering in the back of a pack, and even when I'm by myself I like to match myself up to personal goals. Thats why I love MapMyFitness (also the same as: MapMyRide, MapMyRun, MapMyHike,...Read More