Fitness and Heart Rate: What You Should Track — and Why

In this episode Paul and Howard talk about fitness and heart-related measures, from resting heart rate to heart rate variability.We will get into this topic in much more detail in some upcoming episodes.


  • Recovery heart rate: Why it matters and how to measure it
  • Resting heart rate’s importance in health and fitness
  • Heart rate variability as a proxy for stress and fitness

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Paul Kedrosky is a frequently injured athlete who, when he isn’t rehabbing, is also a venture investor. Howard Luks is a top sports orthopedic surgeon.

Music & Disclaimers:

  • Crossing the Chasm by Kevin MacLeod Link: License:
  • Marty Gots A Plan by Kevin MacLeod Link: License:

Disclaimers apply and can be heard at the end of the episode

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