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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 ›
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
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
Not really: 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?
Why do I get a random fast and hard heart rate at random times as well as when i exercise. Im only 16, 5'11 160 lbs?
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
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