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A 51-year-old male asked:

How to determine my max heart rate during exercise? i am a 52yr old male ex af patient 2.5yrs ago, following successful catheter ablation procedure.

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Dr. Ehsan Ansari
Interventional cardiology 31 years experience
168: Maximum heart rate depends on age using the formula 220-age=maximum heart rate. In your case 100% of maximum predicted heart rate is 168. I recommend 85% of this number which is about 143 bpm. It should not go above 168.

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