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Exercise intensity zones for a for a 148 pulse rate



What exercise intensity zone does a 148 target heart rate put you into? Working out to a pulse of 148 bpm (or 25 beats every 10 seconds) typically puts adults in the moderate anaerobic zone and is beneficial for improving general fitness. A pulse of 148 is 78% of the maximum heart rate (HRmax) for a typical adult male. Consult the table below to check what workout zone a 148 pulse rate puts you in for your specific age and gender.

Men's training zones for a 148 pulse rate by age
Age Pct Max
10 to 19 years 74% to 70%
Moderate (Aerobic Zone)
Improve Fitness
20 to 29 years 77% to 74%
Moderate (Aerobic Zone)
Improve Fitness
30 to 39 years 82% to 78%
Hard (Anaerobic Zone)
Maximize Performance & Improve Fitness
40 to 49 years 87% to 82%
Hard (Anaerobic Zone)
Maximize Performance & Improve Fitness
50 to 59 years 92% to 87%
Maximum
Maximize Performance
60 to 69 years 98% to 92%
Maximum
Maximize Performance
70 to 79 years 105% to 99%
Over Maximum
Maximum Exceeded
80 to 89 years 113% to 106%
Over Maximum
Maximum Exceeded
90 to 99 years 122% to 114%
Over Maximum
Maximum Exceeded

Men's chart generated using 220 minus age Karvonen method1

Women's training zones for a for a 148 pulse rate by age
Age Pct Max
10 to 19 years 78% to 75%
Moderate (Aerobic Zone)
Improve Fitness
20 to 29 years 82% to 79%
Hard (Anaerobic Zone)
Maximize Performance & Improve Fitness
30 to 39 years 86% to 82%
Hard (Anaerobic Zone)
Maximize Performance & Improve Fitness
40 to 49 years 91% to 87%
Maximum
Maximize Performance
50 to 59 years 96% to 91%
Maximum
Maximize Performance
60 to 69 years 102% to 97%
Over Maximum
Maximum Exceeded
70 to 79 years 108% to 102%
Over Maximum
Maximum Exceeded
80 to 89 years 116% to 109%
Over Maximum
Maximum Exceeded
90 to 99 years 124% to 117%
Over Maximum
Maximum Exceeded

Women's chart generated using 206 minus 88 percent of your age methodology2



Source Citations
  1. American Heart Association Target Heart Rates
  2. Martha Gulati, MD et al., Circulation Heart Rate Response to Exercise Stress Testing in Asymptomatic Women


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