Carl & Linda Grubb Family YMCA

Wellness Programs

Let's Talk Heart Rate 

Heart Rate Exercise Intensity

Do you ever find yourself on the Elliptical with your hands on the metal grips checking out your heart rate? Do you even know what this number means? You have a certain goal; a particular pace you wish to maintain but are you where you need to be? Lets get on track; take a look at the following websites for questions about finding your TARGET HEART RATE. 

http://www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/everyone/measuring/heartrate.html

http://www.acefitness.org/calculators/heart-rate-zone-calculator.aspx

http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=4736