What should I get my heart rate up to, ideally?

This answer varies depend­ing on the indi­vid­ual and such fac­tors as age, lev­el of health and fit­ness, etc. Please con­sult a licensed health care prac­ti­tion­er before begin­ning this or any exer­cise pro­gram. With per­mis­sion from your doc­tor, refer to gen­er­al exer­cise guide­lines and fac­tor in your indi­vid­ual cir­cum­stances to deter­mine a tar­get heart rate that is cor­rect for you. [Remember to ALWAYS CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN BEFORE BEGINNING THIS OR ANY EXERCISE PROGRAM]