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How long before exercise lowers your resting heart rate

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Depends: It depends on how vigorously and how long you're exercising. Even under the best of circumstances, you won't see a change for a few weeks.

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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Possibly: Congratulations on your weight loss! your hear rate will lower as you increase your cardiovascular activity . Keep up the good work.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Caroline Capitano
Pain Management 26 years experience
Faster walk: You may need to walk faster than two mph. A good goal is to walk a mile in 15 minutes. Once you can do that your heart will be in better condition a... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Time to see doctor: Normal people don't have resting heart rates above 110, so there is a concern. One's doctor can help diagnose the tachycardia. Helpful would be a diar... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
Exercise: Exercise and weight loss . Working out regularly lowers resting heart rate.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
Cardiology 16 years experience
Trick Question?: Well... If you just finished exercise at 70% pmhr, your hr is... (drumroll)... 70% pmhr. Now if you're asking about recovery, hr will generally decli... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Yes: Yes, one of the side effects of escitalopram is lowered heart rate and blood pressure. This can be problematic for some persons as they may experience... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
No: You can still have 2nd degree AV block as you exercise and increase your sinus node rate if every 2nd or 3rd ventricular beat is blocked. For example,... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Lubienski
Thoracic Surgery 37 years experience
In range: Heart rate varies by age, sex and physical condition. Your heart rate is in range for a fairly well conditioned male in your age group. Endurance athl... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orlando Deffer
Specializes in General Practice
Exercise: It depends some people have a higher baseline heart rate. As you get more adept to exercise you resting hr should decrease. It can take sometime for t... Read More

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