The general rule for calculating an individual's maximum heart rate is subtracting their age from 220, reports the American Heart Association. Another commonly used calculation is subtracting the individuals age times 0.... More »

Digifit, a website dedicated to monitoring health metrics, offers a calculation that suggests that the maximum heart rate for an average 24-year-old male is 187 beats per minute. At this rate, the heart beats at 100 perc... More »

Athletes must work harder than non-athletes to achieve maximum heart rates because athletes have an increased tolerance for intense exercise due to high levels of physical conditioning, according to AZ Central. The incre... More »

similar articles

Low pulse rate varies by the age and physical condition of an individual, according to the American Heart Association. Generally a low pulse rate for adults is less than 60 beats per minute. Athletes who are extremely fi... More »

A healthy heart rate for children older than age 10 and all adults, including seniors, is 60 to 100 beats per minute, according to the American Heart Association. Well-trained athletes may have a resting heart rate of 40... More »

You can find your target heart rate as determined by your age on a chart provided by the American Heart Association. The target heart rate chart is available on the American Heart Association website. More »

A normal heart rate, or pulse, for women 31 years of age is 60 to 100 beats per minute, according to the American Heart Association. This range reflects the 'resting' heart rate; exercise and other activity tend to incre... More »