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