Western Well: Employee Wellness at Western Illinois University
Karvonen Target Heart Rate Formula
- 220-age = Max Heart Rate (MHR)
- Max Heart Rate - Resting Heart Rate = Heart Rate Reserve
- Heart Rate Reserve x .6 = __ + Resting Heart Rate = Beats Per Minute OR
- Heart Rate Reserve x .75 = __ + Resting Heart Rate = Beats Per Minute
** The beats per minute you get from C and D are your target heart rate threshold on which your heart rate should stay in between during exercise
Within 10 years of quitting smoking, a person's risk of death from coronary heart disease is reduced to a level equal to that of someone who has never smoked.