Monitor Your Heart, Improve Your Workout

Monitor Your Heart, Improve Your Workout

Monitoring your heart rate while you workout is one of the most effective ways to guarantee you are working at the appropriate level for you. HIIT should include intervals where you jump up into the 90% range for short periods of time, but then recover at around 65-70% before you start your next interval.


When you keep track of your heart rate, you will be able to ensure the safety of your exercise. Beginning your exercise should make your heart beat at 60 to 100 times per minute. Your heart rate while resting would only be 40 beats per minute. If you go beyond the normal rate, you are going beyond the safety parameters of your workout. If this is the case, you should slow down gradually and then take a rest. If your heart rate is abnormal, you must consult your doctor.


Another good reason to record your heart rate during exercise is to gauge your progress. Doing this will help you achieve your desired goals. When you monitor your heart rate and it does not go above your resting heart rate, you will know that you’re not working hard enough. This will help you adjust your effort level to ensure that you will get the best results.


Your heart rate during a workout is affected by many factors including the amount of sleep you have had, stress, diet, energy, adrenaline, concentration and intense training. A lower heart rate at rest implies more efficient heart function and better cardiovascular fitness.


Our systems are designed to integrate with MyZone or Team Beats technology. Purchase your very own heart rate monitor today and your coach can assist you in getting this set up. It amplifies group exercise with real-time feedback. The monitors keep you motivated by offering accurate tracking of your effort levels through heart-rate monitoring technology. You can also track your resting heart rate which changes over time as your fitness improves. When your resting heart rate goes down over time, your heart is becoming more efficient and therefore you are increasing your level of fitness. For more information on purchasing a suitable heart rate monitor, enquire in club or contact us at

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