If the average heart rate goes up it causes the Garmin VO2 Max to go down when training is increased either by intensity or distance or both.
Why is VO2 max higher on a treadmill?
It has been proposed that the difference in VO2max between treadmill and cycle ergometry between runners and triathletes may be due to the higher muscle mass of triathletes, especially in the upper body, and not to running economy .
Why is my VO2 max not improving?
It may just be a matter of time before you see the results you are working toward. You just need to keep challenging yourself regularly, recovering well and getting enough sleep. While not everyone has the same maximum potential, practically anyone can improve their VO2 max to some degree.
Why does my VO2 max fluctuate?
For example, if one measures the VO2 max in the morning and then the athlete competes that day in a strenuous event or completes a difficult training exercise, the VO2 max after the competition or exercise will be less because the hard effort will break down some of this capacity.
Why has my VO2 max dropped suddenly?
A V02 decrease during a training program sounds like overtraining. One of the symptom is the augmentation of tour your heart rate. At early stage of overtraining, you won't physically notice it or feel it but things like V02 go down, resting heart rate go up…
Does Garmin heart rate monitor track calories?
The activity tracking feature records your step count, calories, intensity minutes, and all-day heart rate. To use this feature, you must pair your heart rate monitor and any other Garmin® devices with your Garmin Connect™ account (Pairing the Heart Rate Monitor With the Garmin Connect App).