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how many beats per minute is normal for athletes heart rate?

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Dr. Steven Ajluni
Cardiology 35 years experience
Athletic heart: Typically a well-conditioned athlete's heart will run slower than normal because of well-conditioned autonomic reflexes as well as a larger stroke volume with each heart beat. It is NT uncommon to see resting heart rates in 40's-60's in such cases.

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Last updated Feb 19, 2020

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