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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No but: Your maximum predicted heart rate for your age is 160. 85% of that is 136 and that would be a good workout target for you.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
29 years experience Cardiology
Heart rate: Your resting heart rate should ideally be between 60 to 70 beats per minute, but some individuals can go as low as 50 beats per minute.
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Heart rate: Resting heart rate for a normal adult is 60-80bpm, with exercise we target heart rate to age and phsyical status.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Mitchell
23 years experience Bariatrics
Increased heart rate: Exercise is cardiovascular (aerobic) if you raise and elevate your heart rate for an extended period of time. Preferably you would like to elevate yo ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No: Maximum heart rate for age is a PREDICTED heart rate and is only a guideline. When I supervise treadmill stress tests, I see people exceed their predi ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
39 years experience Bariatrics
Deconditioning: Increased sympathetic activity
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
31 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Taking deep: Breath, meditation, calming your nerves, etc...Can help.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
47 years experience Cardiology
Exercise: Exercise stress test.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Exercise : Rough estimate is 200 minus age. Usually would not recommend over that. I generally advise 10 BPM less as a safety cushion.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Exercise: 150-ish would be fine.

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