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What is acceptable range of heart rate while walking and while doing cardio exercises?

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Dr. James Chapman
Cardiology 42 years experience
Depends: You can calculate your statistical maximum heart rate by subtracting your age from 220. An acceptable heart target heart range for most people would be 70-80% of your calculated maximum. Your particular range may be different based on medications you are taking, medical issues you may have, and your overall level of conditioning.
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