• Cardiovascular

    Are you hitting your target heart rate: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Exercising at the proper intensity can boost the cardiovascular benefit of your workouts, but a new Mayo Clinic survey shows most people don't know if they're reaching the mark.

The latest Mayo Clinic National Health Checkup revealed only 2 in 5 Americans (42 percent) are aware of what's called the target heart rate ─ a point at which your heart is being exercised and conditioned but not overworked.

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Nicole Burow, a health and wellness coach at the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Center, explains how you can find and monitor your target heart rate.

To listen, click the link below.

Are you hitting your target heart rate

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