Finding Your Target Heart Rate
The key to best using the heart rate information is to first understand what your training goals are. Is it to just get fit? Do you plan to loose weight? Or are you an elite athlete requiring the absolute best your heart can give you? Knowing that, you can then work toward a preferred intensity level of your training.
|Zone||Ideal For||Benefit Desired||Intensity Level
(% Maximum Heart Rate)
|1||Light Exercise||Maintain Healthy Heart or Get Fit||50% - 60%|
|2||Weight Management||Lose Weight or Burn Fat||60% - 70%|
|3||Aerobic Base Building||Increase Stamina or Aerobic Endurance||70% - 80%|
|4||Optimal Conditioning||Maintain Excellent Fitness Condition||80% - 90%|
|5||Elite Athlete||Maintain Superb Athletic Condition||90% - 100%|
Finding Your Target Heart Rate is essential for monitoring your cardiovascular fitness and progress. Just use the calculators below to find estimations.
- GPS WATCHES | HEART RATE MONITORS