Heart Health: What Is Target Heart Rate?

Terry Lynam

Exercise is an important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, but how do you know if you are doing it properly in order to get the best result? In "Heart Health: What is Target Heart Rate?" Viviana Gebruers, a senior exercise physiologist at North Shore-LIJ's Southside Hospital, explains warming up, cooling down and the formula for calculating your target heart rate.

Remember to discuss any new exercise program with your doctor.


Terry Lynam,

Vice President, Public Relations

North Shore-LIJ Health System

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