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Doctor insights on: Maximum Heart Rate Calculator

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Is there a heart rate calculator where you can wnter weight and age?

Is there a heart rate calculator where you can wnter weight and age?

Yes: There are standard tables for men and women, indicating the expected maximum heart rates at different ages, that would occur on exercise. You can easily find them on line. Weight is not a factor because different people can have different weights and get the same maximum heart rate on execise. ...Read more

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Heart Rate (Definition)

Heart rate is a measurement of the number of times a person's heart beats in one minute. Normal heart rates vary with a person's age and with excitement and exercise. Abnormal heart rates are too slow, too fast, and/or irregular (too much ...Read more


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I used two calculators to find my target heart rate, with different results. One used my resting heart rate. Which should I use for losing weight?

I used two calculators to find my target heart rate, with different results. One used my resting heart rate. Which should I use for losing weight?

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 your recommended target heart rate. Example: age 44. 220-44=176. 0.6x 176=105. 105 is your target. Remember: you'll lose more weight by reducing your intake than by trying to burn it up. Any exercise at any heart rate is beneficial for dieters. ...Read more

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Heart rate is 53bpm is it normal?

Heart rate is 53bpm is it normal?

Yes: Yes, as long as you feel fine. We see this all the time in young people, especially if you are athletic. ...Read more

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Is heart rate of any significance?

Is heart rate of any significance?

Yes: Normal resting heart rate is between 60 and 100 beats every minute. Too slow or too fast a heartrate may indicate an underlying problem. People in good physical shape may have a slower resting heart rate than 60. ...Read more

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Is having a heart rate of 85 normal?

Is having a heart rate of 85 normal?

Heart rate: Resting heart rate for a normal adult is 60-80bpm, with exercise we target heart rate to age and phsyical status. ...Read more

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My heart rate is 99. Is this normal?

My heart rate is 99. Is this normal?

Heart rate: 99 can be normal but more information about the individual and their heart rate pattern and physical/psychologic condition is necessary to evaluate ...Read more

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My heart rate is 53m/s is it normal?

Depends: If you are a marathon runner , yes , will have low heat rate, as they have enormous reserve, other wise is not normal need to asses the heart and its conductive ( electrical ) system, speak to your doctor as you may need work up. ...Read more