Normal resting heart rate graphs (men & women)
"You can use our normal resting heart rate graphs to determine your fitness level and to guage by how much you need to improve..."
Our resting heart rate can be a good indication of how fit and healthy we are. However there are many other factors that can influence our resting heart rate (mentioned further down).
For simplicity sake a normal heart rate range lies between 60 and 100 beats per minute (bpm).
Note: These normal resting heart charts are to be used as a guide only. Always consult a doctor before beginning an exercise regime.
Generally speaking a low resting heart rate signifies good heart function and also a higher cardiovascular fitness.
When should I measure my resting heart rate?
The best time is 1st thing when you wake up. This is because your body hasn't been effected by movement, anxiety, food, medication etc.
How to measure your heart rate at home:
Note: There are many factors that can effect our resting heart rate:
What is my target heart rate?
Your target heart rate is an aerobic zone (50% - 85% max heart rate) where you get maximum benefits from exercising. By pacing yourself and keeping within this range you can burn more energy (calories) more efficiently while your heart and lungs operate at optimal performance. Discover your best heart rate zone with our target heart rate chart.
Note: As you become fitter and your blood is circulated throughout your body more efficiently your resting heart rate will lower. So every now and then you will need to recalculate your normal resting heart rate to determine your target heart rate.
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