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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?

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

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Why is my heart rate always over 150?

Why is my heart rate always over 150?

Unlikely: Unless you have a chronic tachycardia. If you have no symptoms have it checked by your doctor. If you feel dizzy, short of breath, or have chest pain, go to an emergency room. ...Read more

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What bodily factors affect heart rate?

What bodily factors affect heart rate?

Heart rate: Various factors influencing heart rate include body temperature, blood volume and hemoglobin content, thyroid status, exercise status, heart health, metabolic status, peripheral vascular resistance and other factors also ...Read more

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Tell me what your heart rate should be?

Tell me what your heart rate should be?

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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What should my heart rate be at my age?

What should my heart rate be at my age?

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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Why is my heart rate high all the time?

Why is my heart rate high all the time?

Heart rate: There are many possibilities for why someones heart rate could be high all the time. Without knowing more about you, one can't speculate. Some possibilities are anxiety, anemia, and hyperthyroidism. Poor aerobic conditioning is another common problem. ...Read more

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What should be my heart rate in general?

What should be my heart rate in general?

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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Is it bad if your having 120 heart rate?

Is it bad if your having 120 heart rate?

Check pulse diary: Normal heart rate is 60-100 bpm. If you have a sustained heart rate of 120 or greater get checked immediately for cardiac arrythmia ( (tachycardia)- Check your heart rate 3-4 times daily and show your diary to your local ER or physician. ...Read more

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Had heart rate of 150. What should I do?

When did you have it: If your "resting" heart rate is 150bpm that is clearly too fast. If it occurred when exercising, its NORMAL. If it occurs spontaneously it is probably an arrythmia (abnormal heart rate) such as P.A.T. (paroxysmal atrial tachycardia) Hope this info is helpful! Dr Z ...Read more