A 21-year-old member asked:
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just started back at gym. my heart rate can get up to 190 easily without straining myself. dangerous?(21 f healthy bmi, low blood pressure sometimes)

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Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience Interventional Cardiology
No: Keep working out. Over time your peak heart rate will improve as you get better co ditioned.
Answered on Feb 2, 2012
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Dr. Kevin Lingle
14 years experience Cardiology
No: Just sign of deconditioning... Keep working out.
Answered on Feb 2, 2012

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