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The weird hearts of cyclists and why they keep dying in their sleep


My 2nd YouTube video has gone up! The curious things athletes' hearts do is a huge topic in itself so this video takes a pharmacological spin on the subject and asks why so many elite athletes (especially cyclists) have died in their sleep.

After reading a line years ago, I became obsessed with it. It concerned Marco Pantani, a legendary cyclist who had such a low heart rate that he had to wake up at night and pedal on a stationary bike to ensure it didn't go too slowly

"During the day he lived to ride...but at night he rode to stay alive".

#cycling #sport #Sportsscience #Bradycardia #PEDs #EPO #Athletesheart

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