Charts and tables explaining how to calculate a target heart rate for exercise abound. In fact there’s so much information it can be downright confusing (hence my blog post, How To Set A SIMPLE Heart Rate Goal.)
But there’s very little information about another interesting heart rate goal: Recovery Heart Rate.
Which is unfortunate because it’s a pretty useful measure. Lots of people have trouble starting and staying with an exercise program, and Recovery Heart Rate actually shows your progress – which could be very motivating. In their online article, What You Should Know About Your Heart Rate or Pulse,