Health Calculations

This week you are going to learn about your BMI, target heart rate, and target heart rate zone.

Go to the websites and anwer the following questions.  (You may have to surf around the websites for the answers!)

1. What is a BMI? Why is it significant to know about your body composition?

2. What is your BMI?

Go to this site and calculate your target heart rate.

3. What is your target heart rate zone?

4. How do you calculate your heart rate while you are in activity?

5. What happens to your resting heart rate as you get in better shape? (Does it increase or decrease? Why or why not)