What is a target heart rate range?

Target heart rate. It is a range of heart rates we expect to produce an outcome we expect. For instance training effect in runners, or information about ischemia in an exercise ecg test. Target heart range is NOT a place where executioners practice shooting to hit someone in the heart.

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Whats 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...

How can I find out what my target heart rate is?

(220 - age) x 0.80. Your maximum heart rate is roughly calculated as 220 minus your age. This is the upper limit of what your cardiovascular system can handle during physical activity. Because this is an estimate, your number can vary by as much as 15-20 beats a minute (above or below). For rigorous exercise, aim for 70-85% of your maximum heart rate. Medications can alter this heart rate (i.e. Beta blockers). Read more...

Just what happens when I reach my target heart rate?

Target heart rate. Depends on the purpose of the target rate. Usually this is a good thing that is helping one get fit. Read more...
Shouldn't. Generally in order to get an aerobic training effect which improves your ability to extract oxygen for your muscles and improves your conditioning for exercise, one should exercise at 70-85% of the their maximum predicted heart rate. There are a few formulas for predicting the maximum heart rate but a rough estimate is 220-age. Consult with your doctor to make sure you are healthy for aerobics. Read more...

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...

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...

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...