This is super important to know; especially, if you are trying to burn fat. FACT: your heart must be elevated within a certain rage over time in order to use adipose (fat tissue) for energy. Below are the formulas used to calculate your specific target heart rate range.
What you need:
- Maximum Rate = 220-Your Age
- Resting Heart Rate (Count your pulse for 10 seconds then multiply that number by 6)
- Formula: Target Heart Rate = ((max HR − resting HR) × %Intensity) + resting HR