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Left Ventricular Hypertrophy - Causes, Symptoms, Cures
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Left Ventricular Hypertrophy - Causes, Symptoms, Cures

Generality Left ventricular hypertrophy is an anomaly of the heart, characterized by an enlargement of the muscular walls that make up the left ventricle. Figure: cross-section of a heart affected by left ventricular hypertrophy. From wikipedia.org The main causes are: hypertension, aortic stenosis, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and high-level sports training

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Does aerobic activity hurt the heart?

According to certain scientific studies carried out on rats, the elderly who suffer from heart problems and with an athletic endurance "should curse" too much aerobic activity carried out during their life. That being said, many questions should arise spontaneously: Should the athlete's heart not be an advantage
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Heart beats

If the heart beats less you live longer: Turtle 6 beats per minute 150 years of life Elephant 30 beats per minute 70 years of life Horse 44 beats per minute 40 years of life Cow 65 beats per minute 22 years of life Pig 70 beats per minute 25 years of life Whale 80 beats per minute 20 years of life Dog 90 beats per minute 15 years of life Cat 150 beats per minute 15 years of life Ape 190 beats per minute 15 years of life Rabbit 205 beats per minute 9 years of life Hamster 450 beats per minute 3 years of life hummingbird 600 beats per minute 0
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The heartbeat

By Dr. Michela Folli To assess the degree of aerobic training to which an individual is subjected during the aerobics class we use a single parameter: the heartbeat. The frequency of an individual's heart rate at rest varies from 65 to 75 beats per minute depending on sex; usually the woman has a higher value, with increasing age the heart rate increases
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Heart rate at rest

How to measure your resting heart rate if you don't have a heart rate monitor The detection must be carried out in the morning, as soon as you get up and after sitting for a few minutes. Count the beats for a full minute and note the result in a table (you can count the beats for 15 seconds and then multiply them by 4)
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Heart rate calculation

Edited by Massimo Armeni Convinced that they are the "numbers" the pillars of the Science of Fitness and Sports Medicine, below I have described the internationally validated formulas for the determination of the Maximum Heart Rate and the Physical Exercise Prescription. 1) HRmax → (220 - age in years) 2) HRmax → (226 - age in years) for the female sex 3) HRmax → (227 - age in years) for the female sex 4) always to evaluate the maximum heart rate, other researchers propose a different formula for adults: maximum heart rate → 210 - (0.5 x age
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Cardiac reserve and cardiac reserve frequency

Cardiac reserve in physiology The cardiac reserve is the heart's ability to increase its blood flow in one minute. Compared to basal conditions, the human heart can increase its flow rate by 3-7 times, depending on age, state of health and degree of training. The maximum percentage increase in cardiac output (or range) compared to the baseline values ​​(at rest) constitutes the cardiac reserve. Re
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HRC and heart rate

The HRC function is a sophisticated training program that keeps the heart rate set by the user constant. In fact, if the age of the user and the relative heart threshold are set at the beginning of the training, the HRC program function, if necessary, will automatically intervene during the run, modifying the speed and inclination of the treadmill
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Calculation of the ideal heart rate

The heart rate values ​​to be followed during exercise vary according to the training objectives. It is possible to obtain an indicative value of the ideal number of beats per minute by entering your age in the following table and clicking on the "Calculate" button.
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Heart rate

Links to site articles dealing with the "heart rate" topic »Heart rate at rest »Calculation of the ideal heart rate »Calculate your ideal heart rate »Calculate the maximum heart rate »Heart: anatomy and physiology »Physiology of the capillary circulation »Circulatory adaptations and sports »Adaptations of the heart in response to physical activity »The heart rate monitor »The anaerobic threshold »The Conconi test »The aerobic power VO2max, METS, IP and test to measure it »EPOC: extra post-exercise oxygen consumption »Heart rate calculation »Heart beats: Man Vs Animals »Orthostatic hea
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Heart rate calculation

This calculator is able to predict the heart rate of training. As reported in the following table there are intensity zones based on the percentage of maximum heart rate. AREA EXERCISE -intensity- TARGET INTENSITY (% HRmax) 1 very light keeping fit, 50% -60% 2 light lose weight-burn fat 60-70% 3 moderate increase endurance 70-80% 4 high prepare for a race 80-90% 5 maximal improve anaerobic performance 90-100% If, for example, you want to program your workout in order to use mainly fat for energy purposes, you must calibrate your heart rate monitor to a heart rate of 60-70% of your HRmax (maximu
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