Name ____________________________ Class ___ Date_______________ Circle One Crutchfield Reado Cox Dorsey CALCULATING MY RESTING HEART RATE AND MY FITNESS TARGET ZONE What is Resting Heart Rate? A normal resting heart rate for teens/adults ranges from 50 to 90 beats per minute. Generally, a lower heart rate at rest implies more efficient heart function and better cardiovascular fitness . For example, a well-trained athlete might have a normal resting heart rate closer to 40 beats per minute. How To Check Pulse? Radial Artery Carotid Artery Step #1 Find your pulse Step #2 Count your heartbeats for 30 seconds Step #3 Multiply by 2 Ex. 28 beats in 30 seconds times 2 = 56 bpm (beats per minute) Calculating My Resting Heart Rate (RHR) DO THIS AT HOME! Upon waking up in the morning, wait 1 minute before taking pulse; then take pulse and record for 3 consecutive mornings. Calculate My Resting Heart Rate (RHR) DAY DAILY RESTING HEART RATE (RHR) MY RHR 1 (Tues.) TOTAL divided by 3 = RHR 2 (Wed.) 3 (Thurs.) TOTAL of Daily RHR RHR = 2 CALCULATING MY RESTING HEART RATE AND
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