A 46-year-old member asked:
Can drinking water after exercise make your heart rate increase?
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Cardiology 23 years experience
No: No....Dehydration following exercise causes increased heart rates....Hydration should lower, not raise heart rates. However heart rate recovery ...How quickly heart rate returns to baseline is a measure of cardiovascular fitness.
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Last updated Aug 26, 2012
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