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How can I calculate target heart rate?

How can I calculate target heart rate?

See below: 220 (-)your age — is the 100%
usual cardio work out range is 70 — 80% of this number. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tell me how do you calculate target heart rate?

Tell me how do you calculate target heart rate?

See Below: A common formula for calculating target heart rate is 220 minus age x 0.85. ...Read more

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Could you explain how to calculate target heart rate?

Could you explain how to calculate target heart rate?

On stress test : Target heart rate is defined as 86% of maximal predicted heart rate. Mphr = 220-age in years. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what you suggest if the resting heart rate is 72, calculate this persons target heart rate and vo2 at 60% of maximum?

Can you tell me what you suggest if the resting heart rate is 72, calculate this persons target heart rate and vo2 at 60% of maximum?

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 maximum heart rate in 40 year old is 180 . The benefit you get from exercise is not so specific at particular rate so do not worry too much about the rate just keep regular exercise schedule and follow it good luck. ...Read more

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How can I know how to calculate my target heart rate?

How can I know how to calculate my target heart rate?

Target Heart Rate: Your maximum heart rate is 220 — age.

You're training heart rate range is classically spoken of as between 60-80% of your maximum. ...Read more

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What does equivocal cardiac stress test mean in the results? I am a 47-year-old male with hypertension controlled through medication. I completed the test reaching the target heart rate with no other symptoms. Test was part of an annual insurance check u

What does equivocal cardiac stress test mean in the results? I am a 47-year-old male with hypertension controlled through medication. I completed the test reaching the target heart rate with no other symptoms. Test was part of an annual insurance check u

Stress test: Equivocal changes imply that Ekg on test show changes which were suggestive of positive but may have not met criteria completely. Using echocardiogram during stress or nick injection can be helpful to improve accuracy.nth God standard is still cardiac Cath ...Read more

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What is the physiology that explains how a high heart rate influences coronary artery perfusion and myocardial oxygen delivery?

What is the physiology that explains how a high heart rate influences coronary artery perfusion and myocardial oxygen delivery?

Circular question: By itself, a high heart rate will result in higher oxygen demand and utilization, but delivery should also increase to compensate. So everything should balance if the heart is healthy. If the heart isn't healthy to begin with a high heart rate is not desirable. ...Read more

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How could a high heart rate influence coronary artery perfusion and myocardial oxygen delivery?

How could a high heart rate influence coronary artery perfusion and myocardial oxygen delivery?

Decrease: In coronary perfusion pressure due to shortened diastole. Oxygen demand is increased but perfusion may not keep up if there is narrowing of coronary artery ...Read more

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Coronary artery calcification with fast heart rate...cant do activity without stop catching breath.take adalat (nifedipine) without good results...help?

Coronary artery calcification with fast heart rate...cant do activity without stop catching breath.take adalat (nifedipine) without good results...help?

How high: How high is calcification score. If this is too high you actually may have aggressive heart disease. Have you had your thyroid checked.
See your doc and if persist see a cardiologist and insist on an echo for cardiac performance. ...Read more

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What to do if I want to know what happens when you exercise over your target heart rate zone?

What to do if I want to know what happens when you exercise over your target heart rate zone?

Nothing: When people ask me about what their target hr should be when working out, I tell them that the workout intensity is more important than heart rate. So if you feel like you are overdoing it, are exhausted and feeling sick after your workout, and your hr was less than target, it was too much. Decrease intensity. If hr is higher than target, and you feel ok afterwards, that's ok, no problem. ...Read more

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What's a target heart rate during cardio (eliptical) for weight loss? I'm a female 30yrs 148lbs

What's a target heart rate during cardio (eliptical) for weight loss? I'm a female 30yrs 148lbs

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 guideline: https://philmaffetone.com/180-formula/ ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens when i workout over my target heart rate zone?

Could you tell me what happens when i workout over my target heart rate zone?

Nothing: When people ask me about what their target hr should be when working out, I tell them that the workout intensity is more important than heart rate. So if you feel like you are overdoing it, are exhausted and feeling sick after your workout, and your hr was less than target, it was too much. Decrease intensity. If hr is higher than target, and you feel ok afterwards, that's ok, no problem. ...Read more

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What do I do once I reach my target heart rate when running?

What do I do once I reach my target heart rate when running?

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 intensity or duration of exercise at two week intervals(small ~10%) are next. ...Read more

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What is the target heart rate in patient with Afib, my father heart rate is between 47-57heis on metoprolol suc.75mg and cordarone (amiodarone) 300mg?

What is the target heart rate in patient with Afib, my father heart rate is between 47-57heis on metoprolol suc.75mg and cordarone (amiodarone) 300mg?

AFIB: What is his blood pressure? The heart rate you report would be considered reasonable, provided that your father is not having symptoms such as fatigue, lightheadedness, dizziness, chest discomfort, shortness of breath. If he is having symptoms (at rest or with exertion), then likely that rate would be "off target" for him, and a follow-up appointment with his cardiologist would be in order. ...Read more

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Please help me with an easy way to stay within target heart rate?

Please help me with an easy way to stay within target heart rate?

Target zones: Review the target zones of aerobic exercise. They are base on your maximal heart rate that is base in your age. Rough is 220-age. Lower the zone more fat burning and higher the zone more endurance. Buy a watch that measure your heart rate and go and have fun. ...Read more

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Can your target heart rate zone depend at all on your height or weight?

Can your target heart rate zone depend at all on your height or weight?

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 your training goals. ...Read more

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When I exercise, my heart rate goes between 160-175bpm. Is this too high for a 37-year-old woman? Target heart rate calc says 146 maximum.

When I exercise, my heart rate goes between 160-175bpm. Is this too high for a 37-year-old woman? Target heart rate calc says 146 maximum.

Depends: A formula widely accepted is 220-age=maximum heart rate. Keep in mind though that this is a simplistic formula with age as the only variable and standard deviation for this equation is 10 to 15 bpm. Target heart rates for aggressive cardioconditioning are generally recommended at 80% of your calculated maximum for a healthy individual. See your first GP to discuss any possible contraindications ...Read more

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How to determine target heart rate if already fast from coffee?

How to determine target heart rate if already fast from coffee?

Doesn't change: Resting heart rate has no bearing on target heart rate. Your age predicted maximal heart rate (apmhr) is 220 — age. Target heart rate is a % of that. Typical for exercise is 70-85% of apmhr. ...Read more

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Would doing aerobic exercises above my target heart rate be better than at it?

Not necessarily: Consistently dong exercise above your thr rate means you may bumping up against your maximal health rate. The thr is a safe and good level to exercise at without any risk to your heart. ...Read more

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What should my target heart rate be while excirse I'm 22 on a beta blocker and my resting pulse is 68?

What should my target heart rate be while excirse I'm 22 on a beta blocker and my resting pulse is 68?

Target heart rate: The equation we use is 220- your age to get your maximum hr. Then 85% would be your target hr. If you ate physically not fut, the I would start by 60% of the target hr and then gradually increase activity. Do your target heart rate is around 168 and you can start by 130 and increase gradually. Beta blockers tend to prevent hr from going up and may not be well tolerate at young age. ...Read more

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I am 35 & high blood pressure 148/96. During exercise what should be target heart rate for me as i m having high b. P?

I am 35 & high blood pressure 148/96. During exercise what should be target heart rate for me as i m having high b. P?

Not enough info.: First things first. Prior to starting an exercise program, one should be evaluated. A BP of 148/96 is high and should be brought under control prior to exercising. One's weight should be assessed and, if high, addressed. All cardiovascular risk factors should be measured and addressed. If exertional symptoms exist, a treadmill stress test is indicated; this enables a safe exercise prescription. ...Read more

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I am 35 & high blood pressure 148/96. During exercise what should be target heart rate for me as i m having high b. P?

I am 35 & high blood pressure 148/96. During exercise what should be target heart rate for me as i m having high b. P?

A. Heart Assoc.: I believe the target hr for you during aerobic exercise is 93-157 and the maximal hr is 185. Note aerobic exercise is believed by many to lower resting bp, and resistance exercise might do the same. Mixed data from studies. Remember to factor in the effects of commonly ingested substances such as caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, tea, chocolates, etc. Many are ergogenic / performance altering.

Thanks. ...Read more

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Workout problems about reaching target heart rate?

Workout problems about reaching target heart rate?

Not a problem: I suppose you mean that you can reach thr with exercise. I hope you are not taking beta blocker or your heart is accustom to exercise. ...Read more

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What should my target heart rate be while working out?

What should my target heart rate be while working out?

At your age ...: Approximately 2/3 of your maximal heart rate. See your pcp or sports medicine expert to calculate your aerobic 'target' heart rate... Best of luck! ...Read more

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What is the danger or benefit of going past your target heart rate?

Variable: The target heart rate (thr) is usually 50-75 % of the maximum heart rate for an individual. Ideally you get the maximum benefit when you stay with in the thr but going over for a few minutes is not a big problem. There really is not major advantage from a training perspective to go above the thr. ...Read more

Dr. Rick Koch
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Dr. James Dukelow
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