While the normal resting heart rate is 60 to 80 beats per minute, according to the American Heart Association, heart rate during exercise is measured in relationship to the target heart rate, rather than to any average. ... More »

Average heart rates based on age can be found on WebMD. The average heart rate changes depending on whether a person is at rest or doing physical activity, states the American Heart Association. More »

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The target heart rate for a 20-year-old is between 100 and 170 beats per minute, whereas the target heart rate for a 40-year-old is between 90 and 153 beats. A 55-year-old person has a target heart rate zone of 83 to 140... More »

It is important to check the heart rate while exercising because when the heart rate is too high, a person is overworking the body and the heart, but if the heart rate is too low, the person is not getting in a quality w... More »

A resting pulse rate, or resting heart rate, refers to how many times per minute the heart beats while the body is at rest, according to the American Heart Association. The ideal time to capture a resting heart rate is b... More »

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According to the equation provided by HPMC Occupational Medical Services, the target heart rate during aerobic exercise for a 49-year-old adult should be between 111 and 145 beats per minute. At this rate, the heart work... More »

Normal blood pressure is less than 120/80 millimeters of mercury, or mmHg, while a normal average resting heart rate is between 60 to 100 beats per minute, according to the American Heart Association. In trained athletes... More »