“Exercise Better – Target Heart Rate”

Target Heart Rate

Check out the exercise breakdown. Have you heard about a target heart rate? There may be some terms that you come across while you’re getting your fitness on. We’re gonna provide the breakdown so that you can get the most out of the workout.

So, your target heart rate reflects how fast your heart should be beating when you workout. If you want to find your target heart rate, first find your maximum heart which is your age subtracted from 220. So if you’re 30, your maximum heart rate if 190. Next, express your target heart rate in terms of percentages. If the target heart rate is 50% the rate if 50% of 190… 95 heartbeats per minute.

Your target heart rate is important because during exercise, you can monitor heart rate and try to reach this target zone. Doctors also use target heart rate to interpret the results of a cardiac stress test.

Hopefully, this breakdown of your target heart rate helped out a little. Remember, before undergoing any workout consult your physician for advice. Until the next exercise better!

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