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Heart Rate During Exercise
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
Does everyone age 55+ who walks fast for exercise and who are in good general health with no known heart problems need to know their max heart rate?
Increased heart rate: Exercise is cardiovascular (aerobic) if you raise and elevate your heart rate for an extended period of time. Preferably you would like to elevate your pulse to 65-85% of your max hr. Max hr= 220- age. So for example if you are 30yo your max hr = 190 BPM and you would want to elevate your heart rate to at least 125 to 162. If you are strength training it will be a smaller increase than that. ...Read more
Deconditioning: Increased sympathetic activityGet a more detailed answer ›
Taking deep: Breath, meditation, calming your nerves, etc...Can help. ...Read more
Exercise: Exercise stress test.Get a more detailed answer ›
Exercise: 150-ish would be fine.Get a more detailed answer ›
Exercise: Rough estimate is 200 minus age. Usually would not recommend over that. I generally advise 10 BPM less as a safety cushion. ...Read more
Heart rate: Temperature 98.6 f and heart rate 72-84bpm. ...Read more
HEart rate: Is too high resting. Would recommend regular exercise & screening of thyroid & blood counts as well. ...Read more
Depends: If you are an athletic individual it may be that your heart rate has adjusted based on how healthy your heart muscle is. If this is not the case, you would need to see your doctor and have them consider something called a holter monitor which measures your heart rate and rhythm over a period of at least 24 hours. It would also be important to know if you have any symptoms with this low heart rat. ...Read more
Predicted heart rate: During exercise, the maximum predicted heart rate for your age is calculated by subtracting your age from 220 (220 - age). At 33 years old that would be 220 - 33 = 187 beats per minute. Any heart rate up to 187 beats/minute during exercise would likely be normal. ...Read more
Possibly: You should have your lesion evaluated in person by your doctor, so he/she can take a biopsy (or remove it completely) if needed. ...Read more
100bpm is not considered to be very high.
for a healthy athletic 26 years old male is expected to be lower than that
how high your heart rate goes when you exercise?
my advise is to see a cardiologist to check on your BP and your hydration status, and your blood level to r/o anemia, and you thyroid function, then determined that there is no underlying heart problem, assured your or treat you. ...Read more
If I exercise 45mins a day at heart rate 140-160bpm. How much fitter will I be in 3 months and then 6 months?
More fit likely:
I do not know a measure, except doing the same effort with less increase in pulse rate.
Longer duration, and less tiredness and breathlessness. ...Read more
Why do I get a random fast and hard heart rate at random times as well as when I exercise. I'm only 16, 5'11 160 lbs?
Probably normal: Unless your heart skips the beats and you can feel it of course... ...Read more
When I exercise vigorously my maximum heart rate can go to over 200. I am 53. Is this ok or not or is my Garmin inaccurate?
Too high: A heart rate of more than 200 is very high, and would usually be caused by an abnormal heart rhythm. However, this may be a reading error from your device. Suggest you count your pulse rate during exercise (use your thumb to feel your pulse on the opposite wrist, count the beats in 15 secs and multiply by 4). Discuss with your doctor if you count more than 50 beats in 15 seconds. ...Read more
Is there a way I can naturally lower my heart rate. I exercise everyday, and eat right, yet it still dangerously high as in 100+.
I suggest seeing PCP:
And may be a Cardiologist to ensure there are NO heart issues, if your Heart rate stays in the hundreds.
Get it checked. Forget the natural ways of reducing it, till you get it checked.
Another possibility is a thyroid problem, which your PCP would be able to Diagnose and deal with.
Good Luck. ...Read more
I'm 18 exercise regularly but am 6ft 200lbs. Sometimes I have a heart rate of 55 but when I exercise it goes up normal. Should I get checked?
May be normal: The normal resting hear rate is between 60 and 100. The heart rate increases with exercise and people who exercise a lot tend to have lower resting heart rate. Trained marathon runners may have resting heart in the 40's - 50's. If you have dizziness or feel lightheaded when the heart rate is low, you should have it checked. ...Read more
When exercising one identifies a heart rate which is 100%, depending on age. 100% of what? (i refer to the 220-age formula for 100% heart rate.)
Of predicted: Certain numbers have been determined to be maximal heart based on age. The heart can actually go faster than these numbers but it has been determined that higher rates are detrimental. If you are exercising and you heart rate reaches that predicted number, then you have reached 100%. It is recommended that you keep your heart rate at 80-90% during exercise. ...Read more
I'm a 23 year old female, I exercise 3-4 days a week and complete an average of 7000 steps a day. But my heart rate is 94bpm. Should I be worried?
NO: This is physiological variability, .eventually get slower as you get more physically fit ...Read more
Could you please tell me the proper way to measure recovery heart rate? Does duration of exercise matter? I was hoping to do it after 30mins of cardio.
Various ways: Count your pulse immediately after that exercise for 10 seconds and multiply by 6 for the end of exercise heart rate in beats per minute. Measure again in 1 minute and the rate should be at least 12 beats per minute less. In 2 minutes it should be at least 22 beats per minute less. The faster the heart rate goes down the better. Overheating and dehydration may keep pulse elevated. ...Read more
It depends: Your condition. The heart rate is calculated as the following 220 - age = maximum heart rate during exercise... ...Read more
Heart rate: The heart rate normally increases with exercise. ...Read more
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