2 Bell Ringer Read Pages 242-249 Be ready to discuss Heart Rate: What it is?Why it’s important to know?How to figure it out?
3 Resting Heart RateA measure of the heart rate following a period of inactivityFind your carotid artery (artery in your neck that is often used to find your pulse)Start counting beats when I tell youWe will go for 30 seconds and take that number and times it by 2 to find your RHR
4 Maximum Heart Rate The highest heart rate capable by the human body 220 – your age = Maximum Heart Rate
5 Target Heart RateYour target heart rate is a range of how many beats per minute your heart is beating that you try to get to and then stay in for a certain amount of time. This range is targeted so that your body is getting enough of a workout to get stronger, but without overdoing it.
6 Finding your Target Heart Rate Zone Step 1220-____ (My age)_____ Answer one (Circle this answer – this is your MHR)
7 Finding your Target Heart Rate Zone Step 2:Take the circled number and multiply it by .6Answer one____X .6__________________Answer two (rectangle around this answer)
8 Finding your Target Heart Rate Zone Step 3:Take the number with the circle around it (MHR) and multiply it by .85Answer one____X .85__________________Answer two (Triangle around this answer)
9 Write the following statement: My target heart rate zone is between _______ (insert # with a rectangle around it, which is 60% of your MHR) and _______ (insert # with a triangle around it, which is 85% of your MHR).