Heart Rate Training Zones Explained

By Neil McCallum May 15, 2019

A simple explanation of heart rate training zones is available by clicking on this link.

A simple calculation to obtain your Maximum Heart Rate (Max HR) is 220 - your age.

This information was researched and collated from numerous fitness, health and well-being articles.




Neil McCallum

Neil is a physical training instructor posted to 1st Close Health Battalion who is currently based in Darwin. His sporting background is boxing. He was a member of the 1992 British Olympic Squad, was ranked #1 in Great Britain and represented England as a boxer, coach and official. Neil was allocated to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire and received an MBE for his service to the sport of boxing.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Australian Army, the Department of Defence or the Australian Government.


Simple but effective. The UK Army has used the Conconi Test during initial training at RMAS before with aound results.

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