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A 32-year-old male asked:

is it normal to jog and then the moment i stop running my heart rate increase just a little during the recovery then go down?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: When you think of it when you stop your cardiovascular system has still exercised a certain amount of work. The body is still processing that which shows as persistent tachycardia.

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