"I had a much higher heart rate before I did so much swimming," says Hunter-Reay, who attributes his cardio-strength to both oceanic conditioning and the deliberation it has taught him. IndyCar Races, which stretch hundreds of miles and demand incredible concentration, are ultimately tests of endurance, and having a heart up to the task means there are no distractions when the finish line nears.
Credit: Kerstin Meyer / Getty Images
Powered By ZergNet
The New NFL
Andrew Luck and the Super-Athletes Making Football Faster, Meaner, and More Fun
Plus: A New Approach to Heart Health
ON NEWSSTANDS NOW
The NFL's Pot Problem
David Feherty: The Golf Channel's Wild Man
Sign up to receive the Men’s Journal newsletter and special offers from MJ and its marketing partners.