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what is your resting heart rate?
Spook
Brisbane, Queensland
34747 posts
mine is 56.

that means i am fitter than yuo.
10:00am 14/12/12 Permalink
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Reverend Evil™
Wynnum, Queensland
21137 posts
A lady never tells
10:01am 14/12/12 Permalink
ravn0s
Brisbane, Queensland
16362 posts
android's don't have heart beats.
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reload!
Brisbane, Queensland
7018 posts
~70

I'll worry about that when I'm old like you :)
10:21am 14/12/12 Permalink
Zakson
Gold Coast, Queensland
318 posts
55
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TiT
Brisbane, Queensland
5278 posts
49
10:25am 14/12/12 Permalink
Spook
Brisbane, Queensland
34748 posts
i did it again and got 50, tit is obviously lying, or did it wrong.

reload, teehee.
10:25am 14/12/12 Permalink
crazymorton
Brisbane, Queensland
3694 posts
~92 @ 47 years young and totally, super, mega, unfit.

but I've just started walking again and am watching my diet a bit.

of course that will all be f***ed tonight.
10:28am 14/12/12 Permalink
TiT
Brisbane, Queensland
5279 posts
im fitter than you!!!
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Spook
Brisbane, Queensland
34749 posts
that seems unlikely. tit, lets run to a gym session and we'll see whos fitter!
10:29am 14/12/12 Permalink
Raven
Melbourne, Victoria
7554 posts
I haven't done an RHR test in a long time, but the last time I did it was ~42-44.
I dare say it's not that low at the moment. Don't know how you can have just done it in the middle of the morning though, a proper RHR test needs to be done first thing in the morning before you've got up or eaten.
10:30am 14/12/12 Permalink
Spook
Brisbane, Queensland
34750 posts
or you could do what we're doing and just download the free heart rate app from the app store and test away!
10:31am 14/12/12 Permalink
ravn0s
Brisbane, Queensland
16363 posts
that seems unlikely. tit, lets run to a gym session and we'll see whos fitter!


it's a trap! he just wants to check you out.
10:33am 14/12/12 Permalink
reload!
Brisbane, Queensland
7019 posts
I just stuck my finger on my neck and counted.
DO I NEED AN APP????
10:33am 14/12/12 Permalink
TiT
Brisbane, Queensland
5280 posts
Deal Spook! how we going to test this??
10:33am 14/12/12 Permalink
sparrow
Brisbane, Queensland
1709 posts
48.

I have friends who are fitter than me who have higher resting heart rates, so I would suggest it's not a great indication of fitness by itself.
10:34am 14/12/12 Permalink
ravn0s
Brisbane, Queensland
16364 posts
I just stuck my finger on my neck and counted.
DO I NEED AN APP????


count for 15secs then multiply by 4.
10:35am 14/12/12 Permalink
TiT
Brisbane, Queensland
5281 posts
I have friends who are fitter than me who have higher resting heart rates, so I would suggest it's not a great indication of fitness by itself.


agree it just shows you have bigger heart than them and you can pump blood around your body more efficiently
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Spook
Brisbane, Queensland
34751 posts
my heart muscle is fscking massive.
10:46am 14/12/12 Permalink
Jc_23
Brisbane, Queensland
890 posts
55 before my feet hit the ground and I attack the caffeine. : )
10:51am 14/12/12 Permalink
crazymorton
Brisbane, Queensland
3695 posts
Isn't fitness the ability to recover quickly to your normal hear rate after exercise?

what tests would you and tit do during your sausage fest?
10:51am 14/12/12 Permalink
TiT
Brisbane, Queensland
5282 posts
im thinking this!

For time:
50 Box jump, 24 inch box
50 Jumping pull-ups
50 Kettlebell swings, 16kg
Walking Lunge, 50 steps
50 Knees to elbows
50 Push press, 20kg
50 Back extensions
50 Wall ball shots, 10kg ball, 10ft
50 Burpees
50 Double unders

or
30 clean and jerks for time.... choose weight? 60-70kg??
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Zakson
Gold Coast, Queensland
319 posts
I did mine after walking briskly around the office. And I just ate something. And I had to rescue some orphans from a burning building.

Just sayin.
10:58am 14/12/12 Permalink
crazymorton
Brisbane, Queensland
3697 posts
im thinking this! For time: 50 Box jump, 24 inch box 50 Jumping pull-ups 50 Kettlebell swings, 16kg Walking Lunge, 50 steps 50 Knees to elbows 50 Push press, 20kg 50 Back extensions 50 Wall ball shots, 10kg ball, 10ft 50 Burpees 50 Double unders or 30 clean and jerks for time.... choose weight? 60-70kg??


my heart rate spiked just reading that
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Whoop
Brisbane, Queensland
21013 posts
How do I find out?
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Khel
Brisbane, Queensland
20391 posts
86, so yeah I'm massively unfit, but not as unfit as crazymorton! I'll claim the small victories wherever I can
11:23am 14/12/12 Permalink
Spook
Brisbane, Queensland
34752 posts
For time:
50 Box jump, 24 inch box
50 Jumping pull-ups
50 Kettlebell swings, 16kg
Walking Lunge, 50 steps
50 Knees to elbows
50 Push press, 20kg
50 Back extensions
50 Wall ball shots, 10kg ball, 10ft
50 Burpees
50 Double unders

or
30 clean and jerks for time.... choose weight? 60-70kg??


nah, i was thinking 5k run,

and then some 35kg dumbbell bench presses (15)
some military dumbbell presses 25kg (15)
and then finish off with some preacher bench arm curls, 15kg (15)

and then play centre in a top level netball game
11:24am 14/12/12 Permalink
t
Brisbane, Queensland
222 posts
42. do a lot of fast running/cycling though.
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t
Brisbane, Queensland
223 posts
Sinus arrhythmia (change in heart rate when you breathe in and out) is a good sign of a healthy heart.
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hardware
Brisbane, Queensland
10410 posts
76
Is that bad?
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thermite
Brisbane, Queensland
10583 posts
60, and I just walked up 2 flights of stairs which really puffed me out.
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crazymorton
Brisbane, Queensland
3698 posts
How do I find out?

the very layman way i did it was to measure my pulse for 30 secs and double it.

easiest way is to find your pulse near your thumb and count the beats.

86, so yeah I'm massively unfit, but not as unfit as crazymorton! I'll claim the small victories wherever I can

but i reckon I'll win the unfittest here. I too will take a victory!!
11:38am 14/12/12 Permalink
Spook
Brisbane, Queensland
34753 posts
you could jsut download the free app and put your finger on the camera of your phone too:

Resting Heart Rate for MEN 

Age 18-25 26-35 36-45 46-55 56-65 65+
Athlete 49-55 49-54 50-56 50-57 51-56 50-55
Excellent 56-61 55-61 57-62 58-63 57-61 56-61
Good 62-65 62-65 63-66 64-67 62-67 62-65
Above Average 66-69 66-70 67-70 68-71 68-71 66-69
Average 70-73 71-74 71-75 72-76 72-75 70-73
Below Average 74-81 75-81 76-82 77-83 76-81 74-79
Poor 82+ 82+ 83+ 84+ 82+ 80+
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TiT
Brisbane, Queensland
5284 posts
Im 29

Quoted from Wiki


Resting heart rate

The resting heart rate (HRrest) is measured while the subject is at rest but awake, and not having recently exerted himself or herself. The typical resting heart rate in adults is 60–80 beats per minute (bpm).[2] Resting heart rates below 60 bpm may be referred to as bradycardia, while rates above 100 bpm at rest may be called tachycardia.
Fitness training can lead to cardiovascular changes including hypertrophy of the left ventricle and angiogenesis within muscle tissue. This leads to a state known as athletic heart syndrome, as distinct from the pathological enlargements of the ventricles in ventricular hypertrophy. Resting heart rates for athletes can be well below 60, with values of below 40 bpm not unheard of. The cyclist Miguel Indurain had a resting heart rate of 28 bpm.[3]
Average resting heart rate is correlated with age:[4]

Men Age 18–25 26–35 36–45 46–55 56–65 65+
Athlete 49–55 49–54 50–56 50–57 51–56 50–55
Excellent 56–61 55–61 57–62 58–63 57–61 56–61
Good 62–65 62–65 63–66 64–67 62–67 62–65
Above Average 66–69 66–70 67–70 68–71 68–71 66–69
Average 70–73 71–74 71–75 72–76 72–75 70–73
Below Average 74–81 75–81 76–82 77–83 76–81 74–79
Poor 82+ 82+ 83+ 84+ 82+ 80+


Women Age 18–25 26–35 36–45 46–55 56–65 65+
Athlete 54–60 54–59 54–59 54–60 54–59 54–59
Excellent 61–65 60–64 60–64 61–65 60–64 60–64
Good 66–69 65–68 65–69 66–69 65–68 65–68
Above Average 70–73 69–72 70–73 70–73 69–73 69–72
Average 74–78 73–76 74–78 74–77 74–77 73–76
Below Average 79–84 77–82 79–84 78–83 78–83 77–84
Poor 85+ 83+ 85+ 84+ 84+ 85+
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Jimbo
Brisbane, Queensland
900 posts
48
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mission
Brisbane, Queensland
8680 posts
66

I'm just hanging on to 'good', woohoo!
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Sc00bs
Brisbane, Queensland
9106 posts
mines high 40's if stoned (which is most of the time) or mid 50s when not
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Mass
Brisbane, Queensland
1336 posts
Mines 68 but I was really nervous about doing it and I'm on my second rockstar
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greazy
Brisbane, Queensland
5630 posts
86, so yeah I'm massively unfit, but not as unfit as crazymorton! I'll claim the small victories wherever I can

I remember you were trying to lose weight/get fit. How goes that?
12:38pm 14/12/12 Permalink
Captain Lateral
Brisbane, Queensland
4665 posts
60, excellent.

I can slow it down a bit more if i concentrate -> 56. woo,

not bad considering the amount of caffeine I've had today.

i was on a heart monitor thingie and it kept on going mental just when i was falling asleep cause my heart rate dropped to much.

All good though, cute nurse came in and turned the sensitivity down :)


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last edited by Captain Lateral at 12:42:20 14/Dec/12
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crazymorton
Brisbane, Queensland
3699 posts
I remember you were trying to lose weight/get fit. How goes that?

it was in full swing before we went to Italy early in the year. Then dropped right off to nothing for the last 6 months.

just started again this week with some walks and joining wife on Lite & Easy which seems pretty good so far. calorie controlled meals that taste pretty good, and takes the thinking out of what I'm going to eat.

looking to drop 17KG if i can.
12:55pm 14/12/12 Permalink
Whoop
Brisbane, Queensland
21014 posts
Tried the app ages ago, didn't work. Counted pulse for 60s, got 63ish. Am I going to die soon? With any luck.
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Khel
Brisbane, Queensland
20393 posts
I remember you were trying to lose weight/get fit. How goes that?


Was going really well a few years back, actually lost a tonne of weight and was doing a lot of riding and personal trainer at the gym and everything. Then I went through a period of depression and adopted a "f*** it" attitude and put it all back on and then some :( Still haven't got myself properly motivated to get back into lose weight/get fit mindset since then, but I really should.
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trillion
Brisbane, Queensland
2783 posts
78 so that's below average.

Sounds about right. I never go walking just because there's nothing good on TV anymore.

When I go swimming it's to relax and not do as many laps as I can like I'm going to be spotted and picked for the para-olympics team :)

02:52pm 14/12/12 Permalink
paveway
Brisbane, Queensland
17595 posts
this is a serious aspect in determining one person's fitness over another's
02:56pm 14/12/12 Permalink
demon
Brisbane, Queensland
7021 posts
64 no smartphone though so i had to measure it like a anachronistic chump! :(
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Midda
Brisbane, Queensland
8117 posts
63. I don't really do cardio.
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copuis
Brisbane, Queensland
3515 posts
age 30, and 67bpm, however, that is after my day of 1 redbull, and 5 coffees,

sooooo, i'm guess that while i might be a fat bastard, my heart rate says i'm good, and would dare say on a caffine free relaxed day, it would be better
04:25pm 14/12/12 Permalink
t
Brisbane, Queensland
224 posts
The resting heart rate only really measures cardiovascular fitness and how excited / drugged up you are when you take it

would be different between two people who are exactly as fit as each other

ignores other types of fitness like weights

so not really worth getting worked up about
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eski
Perth, Western Australia
1332 posts
mines high 40's if stoned (which is most of the time) or mid 50s when not



Not sure about that, cannabis increases heart rate, not the other way round.
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Hemerage
Brisbane, Queensland
15572 posts
66.
I avoid exercise entirely, and eat as much junk food as possible.

Whatever.
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Midda
Brisbane, Queensland
8118 posts
Don't Sativa and Indica both have different effects in that regard?
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eski
Perth, Western Australia
1334 posts
Midda, dont think so.
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shad
Brisbane, Queensland
3847 posts
62 just then. Might give it another shot in the morning. I am sure it was a lot lower when I was running a lot and weighed less.
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Spook
Brisbane, Queensland
34756 posts
this is a serious aspect in determining one person's fitness over another's

lulz, someone is super unfit
06:50pm 14/12/12 Permalink
SquarkyD
Brisbane, Queensland
6194 posts
used to be 48 when i was racing, 42 when I was on beta blockers for a heart condition (ie way to f*****g low), sits around 52-55 now.
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Whoop
Brisbane, Queensland
21016 posts
I just tried again, it's hard to count though because sometimes my pulse just disappears for a bit then comes back and I'm like damn, where was I again?
06:54pm 14/12/12 Permalink
HeardY
Gaelic newb
Sydney, New South Wales
20941 posts
78 left arm and 70 right arm according to my blood pressure machine

I have a dodgy ticker and have different blood pressure in both arms too
07:02pm 14/12/12 Permalink
koopz
Brisbane, Queensland
9792 posts
Was going really well a few years back, actually lost a tonne of weight and was doing a lot of riding and personal trainer at the gym and everything.



it just occured to me that you're not the little Khel that you were years ago when I first saw your name on this forum.


Jebus.. you're all grown up and stuff!


so.. why are you fat/unfit? Don't you have trainees/students under you now?

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mental
Brisbane, Queensland
3695 posts
50 after computer work for an hour, 60 fifteen minutes after doing an hour work out with skipping, light weights and situps / pushups. Smoker.
Last physical I did was on a very hot summer day and my heart rate didn't drop for awhile. Then suddenly dropped, had to go back for another test, it wasn't as hot and dropped quickly like normal. Pom.
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Trauma
Melbourne, Victoria
3012 posts
76
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Superform
Netherlands
7619 posts
63 excellent!

swimming ftw
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DK
Brisbane, Queensland
785 posts
63
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copuis
Brisbane, Queensland
3516 posts
63 excellent!

swimming ftw



nar it is the pot brownies isn't it?
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WirlWind
Central Coast, New South Wales
431 posts
Mine is 1337.

My heart beats only to frag noobs.
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HurricaneJim
Brisbane, Queensland
1282 posts
67 @ 51 yo with 42 years of smoking.....

Then again I've been brutal with fitness. ADF helped a lot too.
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ctd
UK
10184 posts
54, IM AN ATHLETE (according to the thing but not really IRLZ). I do however cycle 16miles per dayzor. LIVESTRONG B******
11:17pm 14/12/12 Permalink
shad
Brisbane, Queensland
3848 posts
Tried it again this morning, 55.
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Nukleuz
Perth, Western Australia
233 posts
60 flat before breakfast. 72 after breakfast and a double shot of coffee.
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HERMITech
Brisbane, Queensland
8079 posts
If your resting heartbeat is higher than 0 you're doing it wrong.
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