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Peak Heart Rate Set Too High for Women

Wednesday, 30 Jun 2010 08:16 AM

Heartbeats per minute are often used to measure fitness by both athletes and cardiologists. But the formula most often used to calculate the maximum heart rate is based on data from men only and is too high for women, says an article in the Chicago Tribune.


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Heartbeats per minute are often used to measure fitness by both athletes and cardiologists. But the formula most often used to calculate the maximum heart rate is based on data from men only and is too high for women, says an article in the Chicago Tribune.
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