Tag Archives: RPE

Recent HRV trend analysis and a new collaboration

As I try and further my understanding of the seeming incomprehensible autonomic nervous system I try to simplify the role HRV may play in monitoring athletes. There is one main issue I’m having; I don’t yet fully grasp the ANS … Continue reading

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HRV Measurement Position Article

Recently an article of mine regarding standing vs. supine HRV measurement was posted here. The article includes; A brief discussion of autonomic control of heart rate during supine rest and in response to orthostasis (standing) A summary of some research … Continue reading

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HRV Guided Training, Periodization and Training Variables

Here are some things to consider when planning your daily workouts guided by HRV; What load of work can my body handle today? I primarily use HRV to determine this, however lately I’ve been doing some morning tap tests as … Continue reading

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HRV, Adaptation, Progression, Training Adjustments

I’ve been reviewing my HRV trends over the last few weeks to analyze how my body is handling my current training set-up. I’ve been noticing smaller drops in HRV the day following a heavy workout (sRPE9). In some instances I’ve … Continue reading

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HRV response to perceived training load – Observations from 2.5 months of data

About two months ago the new version of iThlete was released with some really cool new features. These new features included; The ability to rate your sleep on a score of 1-5 A comment section that allows you to make … Continue reading

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Managing Training for Strength

In my last post I discussed some of the shortcomings of pre-planned training. This inspired a conversation between myself and a friend about percentage based training. Today I’d like to talk about some thoughts I have on this topic. Additionally, … Continue reading

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