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Heart beat 174 at the age of 28. Is it OK?

heart beat go up to 174 and my age is 28?
heart beat go up to 174 and my age is 28?
Mon, 14 Dec 2009
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210 - .65 * age is recommended MaxHr by ACSM. For you, 210 - 18 = 192. 192 - 19 = 173, so that is about 90% for you. If an athlete, and resting HR is, say 60, then heart rate reserve is 192 - 60 = 132. 13 points per 10%. Then 90% is 192 - 13 = 179; 192 - 26 = 166 = 80%. 85% of max HR for an athlete is a very strong training point. At 28, I could take mine to 205.
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