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Target Heart Rate Calculator

Your heart rate is the number of times your heart beats per minute. Your target heart rate is the number of beats that is safe for your heart when you do exercise. This is good to know when you do aerobic exercise. This is activity that makes your heart beat faster. It includes things like walking and running. It includes cycling, and swimming laps. Your target heart rate is a percentage of what your maximum heart rate should be. The more fit you are, the faster your heart rate can safely go. This calculator uses your age and fitness level to figure out your target heart rate.

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Online Medical Reviewer: Kang, Steven, MD
Online Medical Reviewer: Wojcik, Stacey, MBA, BSN, RN
Date Last Reviewed: 6/1/2021
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