Category: Cardiovascular Training

Training Heart Rate

Calculate Your Training Heart Rate Range 1- Subtract your age from 220. (Example for a 30year-old: 220 – 30 = 190.) 2- Multiply the result by 0.65 to determine 65 percent of your estimated maximum heart rate. (For a 30year old: 190 x 0.65 =123.5 , or approximately 124 beats per minute.) This is the [...]

ACSM Cardio Guidelines (Over 65)

Guidelines for adults over age 65 (or adults 50-64 with chronic conditions, such as arthritis) Basic recommendations from ACSM and AHA: Do moderately intense aerobic exercise 30 minutes a day, five days a week Or Do vigorously intense aerobic exercise 20 minutes a day, 3 days a week And Do eight to 10 strength-training exercises, [...]

ACSM Cardio Guidelines (Under 65)

Guidelines for healthy adults under age 65 Basic recommendations from ACSM and AHA: Do moderately intense cardio 30 minutes a day, five days a week Or Do vigorously intense cardio 20 minutes a day, 3 days a week And Do eight to 10 strength-training exercises, eight to 12 repetitions of each exercise twice a week. [...]