Pulse and Target Heart Rate Overview What is your pulse? Your pulse is your heart rate, or the number of times your heart beats in one minute. How to take your pulse Place the tips of your index, second and third fingers on the palm side of your other wrist below the base of the thumb. Count your pulse: _____ beats in 10 seconds x 6 = _____ beats/minute What is a normal pulse? Normal Heart Rates at Rest: Children (ages 6 - 15) 70 – 100 beats per minute Adults (age 18 and over) 60 – 100 beats per minute Maximum Heart Rate What is maximum heart rate? The maximum heart rate is the highest heart rate achieved during maximal exercise. 220 - your age = predicted maximum heart rate Example: a 40-year-old's predicted maximum heart rate is 180 beats/minute. There are other formulas that take into account the variations in maximal heart rate with age and gender. Gellish RL, Goslin BR, Olson RE, McDonald A, Russi GD, Moudgil VK. Please note that some medications and medical conditions may affect your heart rate. Target Heart Rate
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