Directions: Complete the following tasks to learn how fast you can and should hike on our trip to Katahdin.
1. Calculating Your Pulse
A. 220 - ______ (your age) = _________ (This is your maximum pulse rate)
B. 50% of your maximum pulse rate = ______________
C. 60% of your maximum pulse rate = ______________
D. 70% of your maximum pulse rate = ______________
E. 80% of your maximum pulse rate = ______________
F. 90% of your maximum pulse rate = ______________
2. How Fast Should You Hike?
On a measured 1/4 mile track walk at a comfortable pace, record you pulse rate and time at the end of each lap. Do not let your pulse raise above the 60% level!
A. Lap #1 Time ___________ Pulse _____________
B. Lap #2 Time ___________ Pulse _____________
C. Lap #3 Time ___________ Pulse _____________
3. At this pace, how long would it take to hike ten miles?
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