Reference: AEROBICS Guideline, 2013; Page 25.

HRR (heart rate reserve) = HRmax (maximum heart rate) – HRest (resting heart rate)

HRmax predict:

  • Without beta-blocker medication = 206.9 – (0.67 x age)
  • With beta-blocker medication = 164 – (0.7 x age)

Target HR = HRest + (X% of HRR)