Pulse Rate Chart

Pulse refers to the rate at which the heart beats. Each time when the heart contracts to pump blood is termed as the heartbeat. Pulse rate is expressed as heartbeats per minute (BPM) and it varies based on the body's need for oxygen. Pulse rate chart provides the average beats per minute based on age. Beats per minute heart rate chart provides the pulse rate under 3 categories at resting, average or maximum, target heart rate zone and fitness target heart rate zone.

Beats Per Minute Heart Rate Chart

Resting Pulse Rate

AgeBeats Per Minute (BPM)
0-3 months100-150
3-6 months90-120
6-12 months100-160
1-10 Years70-130
10 Years and Above60-100

Maximum (or) Average Pulse Rate

Age(in Years)Maximum Heart Rate
20200
30 190
35 185
40 180
45 175
50 170
55 165
60 160
65 155
70 150

Target Heart Rate Zone

Age(in Years)Target Heart Rate Zone (50-85% Max HR)
20 100-170
30 95-162
35 93-157
40 90-153
45 88-149
50 85-145
55 83-140
60 80-136
65 78-132
70 75-128

Fitness Target Heart Rate Zone

Levels of ExercisesBenefitsMax HR (%)
Light ExerciseMaintenance for healthy heart50 - 60
Weight LossBurn fat and calories60 - 70
Base - AerobicIncrease endurance and stamina70 - 80
ConditioningFitness conditioning, athletic training and muscle building80 - 90
Athletic - EliteAthletic training and endurance 90 - 100

This Pulse rate chart will be a highly beneficial one for the sportsperson to know their average beats per minute heart rate when they are practising at target heart rate zone or fitness target heart rate zone.

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