Does your age increase your mhr?
No. As your age increases, your recommended MHR (maximum heart
Your maximum heart rate should be 220 - your age.
For example, for a 34y.o., 220-34 = 186.
There are several different methods. The most common is taking 220 minus your age and that gives you your maximum heart rate. For the best "fat" burning you want to work between 60% to 70% of your maximum heart rate. For cardio work between the 70% - 85%. 220 - (age) = MHR MHR x .60= fat burn MHR x .85 = cardio
You cannot exceed your maximum heart rate (MHR). Some literature suggests a simple formula to determine MHR, however these guidelines are only a basic starting point. Your personal MHR will depend on many factors, including age, sex, and importantly, strength of your legs. If you observe a heart rate higher than the point you believed was your maximum, your MHR should be adjusted to reflect the higher number. 1) Robergs R and Landwehr R., "The…