A 70-year-old male asked:
I'm 70 year old male and workout (ellipse) 30 min/day. resting pulse of 45 bpm. can i be compared to a well conditioned young athlete?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
Yes: Unfortunately, to your detriment. 30 minutes a day is not near the conditioning you can accomplish as a young person. You are to be congratulated for keeping physically active, but at age 70 you are not turning back the the clock.
4.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 14, 2014
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.