Exercise: maximum heart rate

Self-tutoring about exercise: the tutor entertains a long-wondered question.

The idea of “maximum” heart rate is well known to many who exercise. Some machines suggest it and you often hear the rule of thumb that it’s (220 – your age). Yet, what happens if you exceed it?

I often have exceeded my max heart rate. Today I looked up the issue and found that, to a healthy heart, damage from exercise is unlikely.




Jack of Oracle Tutoring by Jack and Diane, Campbell River, BC.

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