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Old July 9th 10, 04:10 PM posted to rec.running
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Default Max heart rate formulas for women are wrong

Parker Race:|
| 220 minus you age has never been accurate. It goes down with the
| check is in the mail as a myth or at least a **** poor measure for
| about 95% of athletes.
| My theoretical max is 168 based on that formula. I hit 177 during a track
| workout this past Tuesday morning.
I agree, mine is 196 about 20 bmp more, with rhr of 45 or so.