Before you begin your heart-rate training, there are some things you might want to know regarding your maximum heart rate (HR Max). To determine your maximum heart rate a general formula is to subtract your age from 220. It’s important
How can you best adapt your workout to your current shape and avoid losing motivation because it is too hard? Or vice versa make sure you push yourself enough to actually gain a better level of fitness over time? Using
There are several different ways to measure your fitness: number of reps, miles run, level of intensity. If you are looking to tangibly track your progress, though, one of the most important tools to have is a heart rate monitor.
Research shows that interval training, which includes short bouts (around 15 to 60 seconds) of higher intensity exercise alternated with longer, less strenuous exercise throughout your workout, is well tolerated. It’s even safe for those with heart disease and type
Are you trying to lose weight and are you tired of spending hours and hours exercising without any further visible result? Perhaps your workout is not efficient enough for fat loss. This doesn’t mean that you have to spend more
Most beginners find that their max fat burning is between 70 and 80 percent of their maximum heart rate. (In comparison, seasoned athletes usually have a threshold between 85 and 90 percent of maximum heart rate.) As your fitness increases,
If you’re experiencing stress burnout, it’s important to prioritize your mental and physical health. Exercise can be a helpful tool in managing stress, but it’s important to choose the right intensity to avoid further exhaustion or burnout. In general, a