Why monitor your heart rate during exercise
Oct 29, 2022
Smart Watch Health
In recent years, with the hot development of marathon, there are more and more cases of sudden death in sports. It makes many people shy away from exercise: How can a healthy exercise program kill them?
Causes of sudden death from exercise
There are many causes of sudden athletic death, the most common being sudden cardiac death, or sudden death caused by heart problems, accounting for 80.7 percent. Compared with the elderly patients with chronic cardiovascular disease, young people often do not know their own physical condition, think they can "fight", but when the body can not bear the exercise load, cardiovascular problems are easy to occur.
However, there are some differences in the causes of sudden death in sports among people of different ages, and the problems that need to be paid attention to should be treated separately. According to the characteristics of age, sudden death over 35 years old is mostly caused by coronary artery disease. Therefore, such people need to have atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease related examinations, such as blood lipids, electrocardiogram and cardiac ultrasound, before exercise. Hereditary or congenital heart abnormalities are the main causes of sudden death under 35 years old. It may be difficult to make clinical diagnosis of such diseases through routine examination, such as early hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and hereditary arrhythmia. After understanding the causes of sudden death caused by exercise, athletes also need to make reasonable fitness plans according to their own health conditions, pay attention to the danger signals sent by the body, and prevent it from happening.
The importance of heart rate monitoring
Exercise has many benefits, but participation needs to be cautious. As A sports enthusiast, first of all to their own physical condition to undertake a correct assessment, only scientific exercise, to avoid the risk of heart accident, fully enjoy the health and joy of sports. After understanding the causes of sudden death caused by exercise, athletes also need to make a reasonable fitness plan according to their own health conditions, pay attention to the danger signals sent by the body, and act according to their ability to prevent it.
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The importance of heart rate in improving the effectiveness of training
Choosing a suitable form of fitness is the first step to strengthening your body, and it is more important that the fitness activities must be kept in the appropriate intensity range to achieve the best results, and there is enough safety to not damage the body due to the intensity.
So how do you monitor your intensity and activity level? Many professional sports medicine and fitness medicine organizations around the world recommend using heart rate monitoring during exercise. Knowing your heart rate is a must for more efficient workout results.
Heart rate monitoring can quickly and clearly reflect the information of the body during exercise, and can tell you the changes of heart rhythm during exercise. At the same time, the exercise intensity can be kept at an appropriate level, so that the fitness effect is better. Heart rate measurements are also good news for weight watchers, as they help them know when they are burning the most fat.
Different heart rates have different effects during exercise
50%-60% of the maximum heart rate, which is a very low-intensity training style, mainly used for warming up before running and relaxing after running, suitable for beginners and runners who have just recovered from injury.
60% to 70% of the maximum heart rate, is a low-intensity training style, long exercise can improve endurance and burn fat.
70% to 80% of the maximum heart rate, a moderate intensity training style, helps to improve cardiovascular endurance, improve cardiopulmonary function, but also can effectively consume carbohydrates and fat.
80% to 90% of the highest heart rate, belong to high intensity exercise, enter anaerobic exercise, improve muscle strength.
The highest heart rate is above 90%, which is a very high intensity short time exercise. Ordinary runners should try not to touch this range.