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What is the normal heart rate for moderate to strenuous exercise?

What is the normal heart rate for moderate to strenuous exercise?

Depends on age: Formula for maximum heart rate is 220 - age. Determine goal then multiply that number by the percentage listed: maintain healthy heart 50% - 60% weight loss 60% - 70% aerobic increase endurance 70% - 80% conditioning muscle building, and athletic training 80% - 90% athletic training and endurance 90% - 100%. ...Read more

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What is a normal heart rate for a woman during moderate exercise?

What is a normal heart rate for a woman during moderate exercise?

It depends on age: Subtract your current age in years (36) from 220. First multiply the number you get by 0.6. This is your minimum target exercising heart rate. Now multiply the first number you got by 0.8. This is your maximum target heart rate. Stay inside that range when you exercise. 220-36=184; 184x0.6= 110; 84x0.8=147. Your "normal" heart rate for exercise is between those 2 numbers. ...Read more

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What is the normal heart rate for an adult who is resuming exercise program?

What is the normal heart rate for an adult who is resuming exercise program?

See below: Generally one should achieve a heart rate of approx 75-85% of your max predicted heart rate for age. This is calculated by 220-age mutiplied by 75-85%. ...Read more

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What is a normal heart rate during light exercise?

What is a normal heart rate during light exercise?

It depends: Your condition. The heart rate is calculated as the following 220 - age = maximum heart rate during exercise... ...Read more

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What would be a typical medication for high normal heart rate, without any other complications (already do exercise/watch diet)?

What would be a typical medication for high normal heart rate, without any other complications (already do exercise/watch diet)?

Normal : "high normal" is still considered "normal". Therefore medical therapy is not generally recommended. Sometimes a more rapid heart rate is related to other possible causes e.g. Anxiety or hormonal. Discuss further with your physician. ...Read more

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What is the normal heart rate for a 50 years?

What is the normal heart rate for a 50 years?

60-100: Generally a normal resting heart rate would be between 60-100, but truly in the 50's would still be fine, especially if you are active. And while the definition for "too fast" is > 100, it may be unusual to be in the 90's when completely at rest. Depends on the circumstances ...Read more

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What is the normal heart rate for 23 year old female?

What is the normal heart rate for 23 year old female?

HR can be variable: When resting, normal hrs are 60-80 beats per minute. But younger and healthy people can often have hr below 60 as slow as in the 40s. Lance armstrong was known for having his hr in the 30s. When under stress or exercising the hr can accelerate to over 100bpm and much more if needed. Everyone's maximum hr is calculated by taking 220-age (yrs). ...Read more

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