Maximum heart rate or MHR is the highest rate in beats per minute that your heart can attain. Max heart rate is calculated by the age of your heart or more easily your personal age. As the heart becomes weaker as you age the maximum number of beats that it can achieve decreases. This max heart rate calculator will allow you to calculate your max heart rate safely without risking cardiac problems. If you have any cardiac issues please consult your physician.
To use the calculator enter your age in the box below and then press the Update button below.
  Current Age:    
  Formula   Max Heart Rate (Beats Per Minute)  
Male 202  -[.55 x Age]         
Female 206 - [0.88 × Age]