15) For the aforementioned reasons it may be more realistic to set the target heart rate
lower for patients using beta blockers.
2003) Influence of beta-blocker use on percentage of target heart rate
Innovative designs that offer motivational feedback such as metabolic rate, target heart rate
, calorie expenditure, power output, etc.
You then step on to the mat and jog, walk or move for another 30 seconds to maintain your target heart rate
before moving to the next piece of equipment.
To get the most out of it, gradually increase your exertion level until you've reached your target heart rate
, which is between 50 and 75 percent of your maximum heart rate (your age subtracted from 220).
Are you working within your target heart rate
We take our pulses, checking for target heart rate
, while admiring our just completed handiwork.
In general, the target heart rate
is 65 percent of the MHR for those beginning an exercise program, 75 percent of the MHR for regular exercisers, and 85 percent of the MHR for those in advanced regimens.
Specific suggestions are included on how to start an exercise program and how to determine target heart rate
zones and exercise intensity.
If you don't want to go high tech you can use the "talk test' The theory is that if you are engaged in exercise; your body temperature is elevated; and you're sweating; but you can still carry on a conversation, you are at about 6070 percent of your target heart rate
For example, a 40-year-old woman who is starting an exercise program with a resting heart rate of 72 beats per minute would calculate her target heart rate
Pregnant exercisers who use "target heart rates
" to gauge the strenuousness of aerobic exercise should use modified target heart rate
zones that are slightly lower than the zones for nonpregnant exercisers, Larry A.