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Heart - Health Zone: 50 - 60% of the maximum heart frequency.
The cardiovascular system is strengthened in this zone. This zone is ideally suited for beginners.
Fat Burning Zone: 60 - 70% of the max. heart frequency.
In this zone the body is burning up most of the calories from fat. The cardiovascular system is exercised and fitness levels are improving.
Aerobic Zone = Fitness Zone: 70 - 80% of the max. heart frequency.
Breathing and circulation improve in this zone. Ideal for increasing endurance levels! (aerobic training)
Anaerobic Threshold Zone: 80 - 90% of the max. heart frequency
In the anaerobic zone the body is unable to cover the body's oxygen requirements. Competitive athletes train for short periods of time in this zone in order to achieve a maximal increase in performance.
Red Zone: 90 - 100% of the max. heart frequency.
Dangerous for amateur athletes. Approaching the maximum heart frequency is dangerous for the heart.
Calculating Heart Frequency, Fat Burning Zone, Heart Frequency Zone, Aerobic Zone, Anaerobic Zone
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Strength Training Anatomy-3rd Edition, Frederic Delavier
Men's Health: The Book of Muscle--The World's Most Complete Guide to Building Your Body