Free Target Heart Rate Chart
target heart rate chart shows the maximum or average heart rate.
It also displays the min / max 60
second range and the min / max 10 second range.
important to exercise within your heart rate zone for maximum fat
and calorie burning benefits.
Additionally it is beneficial to your overall health.
This chart will show the range by age.
The age increments are
by 5 years, starting with age 15 and up through age 80.
Although this chart does not show each year, it will be a
close enough approximation.
So, find the age that you are closest to in the target heart rate chart
below. This will give you the approximate heart rate
If you want a more exact heart
rate, use this online heart rate calculator
Heart Rate Zone Chart
Use the chart below to find target heart rate. Find the age that is closest to your age and then use the values in
How is it Calculated?
The target heart rate calculation is fairly simple and straight
First you need to calculate your maximum heart rate.
Your max heart rate is 220 minus your
rate is 50% (for the minimum) of your max heart rate and 85%
(for the maximum).
The min and max 10 second heart rate range is the 60 second
min/max) divided by 6. For your exercise routine, you want
heart rate between the min and max - this is your heart rate zone.
When doing interval training and adding spurts of high intense sprints,
running or jump roping, you may find your heart rate at the max.
This is okay so long as you do not exceed your maximum heart
How to Check Your Target Heart Rate
your aerobic workout you want to periodically check your heart rate.
To do this simply place two fingers on either your wrist or
Find your pulse and then watching the clock, count the
number of beats for 10 seconds.
Write down your 10 second
rate from the target heart rate chart above and keep this handy while
Then when you take your 10 second heart rate
compare it to your number to ensure you are within your zone.
importance of exercising within your heart rate range and
understand how the target heart
numbers should be used to maximize your
Calories Burned During Exercise
Find out how your exercise calories are calculated and make the most of
your exercise workout.
Understanding the calculation can help you select the right workouts for you.
Benefits of Cooling Down
After your workout, be sure to properly cool.
While many people may
skip this step, it has many benefits.
Get Fit with Wii
Exercise doesn't always have to seem like a chore. Have a great and fun
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