DID YOU KNOW ?
Generally, as children grow or adults get fitter, the heart rate gets slower. See how it changes throughout the decades with this chart from the National Institutes of Health :
- Newborn (0 to 11 months): 70 to 160 bpm
- One to four years: 80 to 120 bpm
- Five to nine years: 75 to 110 bpm
- Children 10 years and up and adults (non-athletes): 60 to 100 bpm
- Adults (athletes): 40 to 60 bpm