Team Back Bay competed in two events on Day 1 of the Games, the Bike Deadlift (1600-meter bike rides followed by team deadlifts of 800 pounds) and the 30s (muscle-ups, back squats, push presses and box jump-overs). Below is a graph of Nate McCabe‘s heart rate over the course of both events:
Nate logged a 10.6 Strain in 21 minutes during the Bike Deadlift, with an average heart rate of 154 beats per minute. He then posted a 9.8 Strain over 50 minutes of the 30s, with an average heart rate of 123 bpm. His hr peaked at 178 bpm right before finishing the second event. In total, Nate’s Day Strain was 17.2.
Yesterday’s Strain clearly took its toll on Nate and the rest of the squad. Despite sleeping 8:21 last night, he woke up this morning with only a 39% Recovery.
Similarly, Breezy Hamilton (16.0 Day Strain yesterday) slept 7:09 and was just 23% recovered. Overall, the team’s average Recovery today was 31%.
Luckily, Back Bay and others in the team competition have a day off to rest today before getting back at it tomorrow afternoon.