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2008/05/14 19:24:03 (permalink)

HIT

just about to do some cardio
bit of High intensity on my bike
iv been putting it off lol, but im gna get starting soon
how long do you guys usually do high intensity for or do you just go with how you feel once uv started?
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    RE: HIT 2008/05/15 23:33:10 (permalink)
    just been told to do 6mins or hiit 30 seconds sprint the 30 seconds slower and repeat for 6 mins

    quick, get into the chopper!!!
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    RE: HIT 2008/05/17 07:55:17 (permalink)
    Just replied with this to Wadey:

    I've been doing the following over the last 10 weeks and found it really good:

    5 min warm up
    1 min sprint followed by 2 mins rest = 1 set (Started off doing 3 sets and do 6 now)
    Then 5 min warm-down

    In the sprints have been getting my HR up to around 75-80% and on the rests between it returning down to around 50% ish (maybe a bit less).

    If you're doing it on the bike (in th gym), the ones at my gyms have adjustable resistance between 1 and 25. I was warming up/resting on around 8-10, then sprinting on anywhere between 17-25 (not so much a sprint on 25, but stomping on the pedals). Think this may be hard to replicate if on an actual bike on the road, but could be done on a turbo trainer?
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