U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Ellicott City, MD
A 58-year-old female asked:

Exercising for two mos aerobic weight train. doing on and off exer for many years. is it ok when you do new dvd for heart rate to go up quickly &down?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
Heartrate v exercise: Heart rate should coincide w/activity, slowest at rest especially during sleep and fastest during hard exercise or physical exertion. If yours increases as you exercise then slows down quickly during rest, then you're (relatively) fit.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Oct 14, 2015


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.