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What Are The 5 Heart Rate Exercise Zones

The 5 heart rate zones are:

  1. Zone 1: 50-60% of HR max.

  2. Zone 2: 60-70% of HR max.

  3. Zone 3: 70-80% of HR max.

  4. Zone 4: 80-90% of HR max.

  5. Zone 5: 90-100% of HR max.

The benefits of training in each zone are:

  • Zone 1: This is the zone for easy, conversational exercise. It's good for warm-ups and cool-downs, and it can also be used for recovery days.

  • Zone 2: This is the zone for endurance training. It helps to build cardiovascular fitness and endurance.

  • Zone 3: This is the zone for moderate-intensity training. It helps to improve speed and power.

  • Zone 4: This is the zone for hard intervals. It helps to improve anaerobic fitness and lactate tolerance.

  • Zone 5: This is the zone for maximal efforts. It helps to improve anaerobic fitness and lactate tolerance.

It's important to note that these zones are just a general guideline. The exact percentages will vary from person to person, depending on their fitness level and goals. It's also important to listen to your body and adjust your intensity accordingly. If you're feeling pain, stop and rest.

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