maximum heart rate


: the age-related number of beats per minute of the heart when working at its maximum that is usually estimated as 220 minus one's age
reached 90 percent of his maximum heart rate when tested on a treadmill

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“Maximum heart rate.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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