Posts tagged "aerobic exercise"

Health and Fitness 101: What is Your Target Heart Rate?

How do I determine my target heart rate? The general formula for the average person is 220 age X 60% and X 90% of HRmax. For example, a 30 year old would calculate his target zone using the above formula: 220-30=190.  190x.60=114 and 190x.90=171. This individual would try to keep his heart rate between 114... Read more »

Health and Fitness 101: What is Cardiovascular Exercise?

What is Cardiovascular Exercise? Exercise for improving the functioning of the heart and lungs (cardiovascular system) is recommended for all individuals.  For maximum effectiveness and safety, cardiovascular exercise has specific instructions on the frequency, duration, and intensity. These are the three important components of cardiovascular exercise that you really need to understand and implement in... Read more »