Want to see the week’s most popular fact?

I'll subscribe later

Your heart beats over 100,000 times per day


The resting heart rate of a newborn can be 129 beats per minute (bpm) and this gradually decreases until maturity.The adult resting heart rate ranges from 60 to 100 bpm. Exercise and fitness levels, age and basal metabolic rate can all affect the heart rate. An athlete’s heart rate can be lower than 60 bpm. During exercise the rate can be 150 bpm with maximum rates reaching from 200 to 220 bpm.