Maximum heart rate calculator (NEW and SAFER formula)

This maximum heart rate calculator will calculate your safe maximum heartbeat per minute to prevent unnecessary risks.

If you want to know your ideal fat-burning zone, find out your maximum heart rate by inputting your age in the field below.

After you get your maximum heart rate, head to our fat burning zone calculator. Alternatively, you can click on the link just below the calculator.

Maximum heart rate calculator

After you get your calculated maximum heart rate, go to our fat burning zone calculator to find your ideal heart rate for maximum fat burn.

Our maximum heart rate calculator uses a safer formula

maximum heart rate calculator
maximum heart rate calculator

There are trainers out there that are still using the old method to determine a person’s maximum heart rate.

The changes came after the realization the old formula was greatly underestimating old folks’ maximum heart rate.

So, the effect on young bucks is minimal. However, it’s risky for our gramps and grans.

How to use this maximum heart rate calculator

You might be wondering why you would need a heart rate calculator.

Well, it’s important for both newbies and veterans alike.

Being aware of your maximum heart rate helps newbies by not overexerting their effort on the emphasis of losing weight as much as possible.

The same thing goes for veterans, knowing their max HR can prevent overexercising which can result in injuries.

Once you figure out your max HR, you will know when to back off. Don’t over fatigue, over strain, and over exercise yourself.

It’s not productive when you have to rest for a couple of months due to injury.