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how long should I maintain target heart rate for maximum weight loss

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
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24 years experience Occupational Medicine
Aerobic threshold: The important principle is to keep under your aerobic threshold when you are training. Here is a good website that explains why and gives you a guidel ... Read More

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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No magic number: There's no perfect number. Here a good rule of thumb. Subtract your age from 220. This is your maximum predicted heart rate. Multiple by 60%. This is ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Sub-science: Pretty much everything you read about "best heart rate" is rubbish. It's produced by bean-counters, not serious folks who actually understand health. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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Target zones: For fat loss 70-75% of maximal heart rate for 45 to 60 min is good. For endurance, without loosing muscle mass, 85-90% or more with 1-2 mins sustain, ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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No: Depend on your age. Roughly maximal heart rate for men is 220-age and women 206-(agex0.88). By calculating mhr you can use target heart rate zone for ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Burn fat: Stay in your target heart rate at least half an hour if you want to effectively burn fat.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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MHR: Target heart zones are base on your maximal heart rate. Are use to train keeping in mind specific goals. Fat burning/weight loss, endurance, cardiac c ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Exercise: We generally recommend aerobic exercise to target rate for at least 20 min. Of a 30min. Exercise session. If progression is desired increases in inte ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rajendra Tripathi
45 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
90- 153: Remember it is just a target heart rate to get to during exercise, and not a number to get fixated to as you can see this is quite a wide range maxim ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Ignore pop wisdom: Nobody's going to exercise scientifically for weight loss. It's a fact of human nature. Instead, you owe it to yourself to find something at least mod ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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First calculate : Your maximal heart rate by using 220-age if male and 207-(age x 0.88) if female. Then, during aerobic exercise, you will try to reach 60-70% of the m ... Read More

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