training-sensitive zone

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train·ing-sen·si·tive zone

(trān'ing-sen'si-tiv zōn)
Level of exercise heart rate, usually 65-95% of heart rate maximum or 50-85% of heart rate reserve, required to induce training improvements in aerobic fitness. Exercise heart rates below the 70% threshold are generally offset by extending exercise duration.
See also: target heart rate
Synonym(s): target heart rate range.
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Setting and sticking to a target heart rate range is ideal, and this should be determined by a doctor or exercise professional as there are different methods to calculate a target heart rate range, and some medicines or health conditions will affect the range.
Most students qualified for a target heart rate range of 135-180 beats per minute.
In order to compensate for the effects of water on the cardiovascular response to exercise, the runner must subtract 10% from their land-based target heart rate in order to determine their pool-based target heart rate range (Table 1).
Additionally, if age predicted target heart rate range is not appropriate, ask the physician to provide a training intensity limit.
Certain blood pressure medications slow heart rate response, therefore, refrain from using target heart rate range to determine intensity during cardio training.
Another skill that is an important component of a physical activity program is taking heart rate and calculating target heart rate range.
The physician should be asked to provide a training intensity if age-predicted target heart rate range is not appropriate.
For which of the following clients will age-predicted target heart rate range NOT be the method of choice to monitor exercise intensity?
Gives pre-class instructions explaining the goals of aerobics, how to take a pulse and how to find target heart rate range.