>Running 101>Heart Rate Monitor Training Schedules for Beginners
Roads were made for journeys...
"Bah" yourself, JakeKnight!
The heart rate monitor by itself won't make you a better runner. Running will. But using a heart rate monitor will help you train appropriately if you use it correctly. Some people ::ahem:: run a bit too hard for what their body's ready for ::ahem:: and end up hurting themselves ::ahem:: /pointed look.
To paraphrase an old poster: Today is the first day of the rest of your training. It doesn’t matter where you started or how far you’ve come. Today is the day. Your training didn’t start 6 weeks ago. Your training started the last time you hit the road. John “the Penguin” Bingham Life is not tried, it is merely survived if you're standing outside the fire