Heart rate is a measure of your average heart beats per minute (bpm) while your body is in a rested state. It is a useful metric for monitoring your fitness level and overall health.
Generally speaking, a lower resting heart rate indicates a stronger and healthier heart muscle. A short-term increase in resting heart rate can indicate physiological stress from things like exercise, stress and anxiety, sleep deprivation, illness onset, etc.
beats per minute
The average resting heart rate is the average heart rate throughout an at rest measurement in beats per minute.