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 »

Physical exercise increases the heart rate because the working muscles require more oxygen to produce the energy required to sustain that physical activity. Healthy Living at AZ Central explains that the heart pumps the ... More »

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The heart rate increases due to an increase in the amount of oxygen the muscles require when exercising. Muscles require oxygenated blood and when someone works their muscles, the muscles need more of this to maintain en... 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 »