Free Target Heart Rate Chart
This 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.
It’s 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 zone for your exercises.
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 that row.
The target heart rate calculation is fairly simple and straight forward.
First you need to calculate your maximum heart rate.
Your max heart rate is 220 minus your age. The 60 second heart 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 (for min/max) divided by 6. For your exercise routine, you want your 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 rate.
How to Check Your Target Heart Rate
To do this simply place two fingers on either your wrist or your neck.
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 you exercise.
Then when you take your 10 second heart rate compare it to your number to ensure you are within your zone.
Learn the importance of exercising within your heart rate range and understand how the target heart rate chart numbers should be used to maximize your workout.
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