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Heart Health: What to Know About Your Heart Rate
Understanding your heart rate and what's healthy for you is an important part of taking care of yourself. Get the facts about...
Heart Health: What Is a Healthy and Normal Heart Rate for My Age?
Learn normal heart rates by age, for young adults, seniors, and others. What's a healthy resting heart rate? What is your target...
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Is a Resting Heart Rate of 50 Good?
A resting heart rate of 50 beats per minute (bpm) is good for you if you are an athlete or a medical practitioner. If you are not feeling dizzy or ill, a resting heart rate of 50 is a good indicator that your heart is functioning quite well.
What Is the Highest Heart Rate You Can Have Without Dying?
The heart rate, commonly known as pulse rate, is the number of times your heart beats in a minute. The predicted maximum heart rate for a 50-year-old person is 170 beats per minute.
What Heart Rate Is a Heart Attack?
While no one particular heart rate qualifies as a heart attack, a rapid heart rate outside 60 to 100 beats per minute should be monitored closely.
Target Heart Rate Zone and Chart
Target heart rate zone is a term used to define a heart rate at which cardio exercises are to be done. Exercising regularly at a target heart rate ensures that there is minimum undue stress on the heart and maximum benefit from the exercises. The American Heart Association recommends people to exercise in their target heart rate zones, which are calculated as a percentage (usually between 50 and 85%) of your maximum (safe) heart rate.
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- What Heart Rate Is Too High?
- What Is a Good Heart Rate for My Age?
- What Is Heart Rate Variability (HRV)? Normal, High, and Low
- Is a Resting Heart Rate of 80 bad?
- What Is a Good Heart Rate While Running?
- What Is a Fat-Burning Heart Rate?
- Is Walking a Good Exercise?
- What Are the Benefits of Interval Training?
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