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Host Curtis Harwell and Fitness Q and A

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  1. Your heart rate has to be 80% of your age adjusted max. Your age adjusted max is 220 minus your age for men, 208 minus 82% of your age for women. The easy way is 220 minus your age, take away 20%. To be in the optimal cardio range, your heart rate has to be at 80% of your age adjusted cardio max.  Even better if it is at 100%. You are really buff if you get it to 110%.      
  1. While most people understand that monitoring their heart rate is an essential part of any workout, most of them do not exactly understand why. If you are going to engage in a regular exercise workout, it would be best to be aware of the reasons why heart monitoring is necessary.
  2. Cardiovascular Output
  3. Cardiovascular output refers to the result of two factors, namely the heart rate and the stroke volume. The heart rate is the number of times your heart beats every minute. The stroke volume, on the other hand, is the volume of blood that is pumped from the heart ventricle with every beat. Unlike the heart rate, this one is not that essential to keep track of during workout. Monitoring heart rate is important for two things: safety and success.