Training with a pacemaker
I am 65 year old a competitive masters rower, with 2nd degree AV block, had a pacemaker for 5 months. HR max is set at 170, the max I could get to prior to AV block.
The HR max I can get to so far is 156, so it must be physiological not pacemaker limited. The odd thing is that when I do aerobic limit training 40 mins at HR <145 3 times a week, I am not seeing any improvement in performance over 1 month. Prior to pacemaker I would see clear incremental improvements in power at a given heart rate.
Any of the cyclists or long distance runner seen a change in the way training affects performance after pacemaker ?
You know you're wired when...
Your pacemaker receives radio frequencies.
I have had my pacer since 2005. At first it ruled my life. It took some time to calm down and make the mental adjustment. I had trouble sleeping and I worried a lot about pulling wires. Now I just live my life as I wish.