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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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What's the average walking heart rate?

What's the average walking heart rate?

This depends on: How fast you are walking...Slowly 70-100....Vigorous & fast 100-130 but this is highly variable. ...Read more

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Is it ok for me to walk with my heart rate already 108-115bpm and not slowing down?

Baseline HR too high: Not sure why you have resting hr of 108. That is generally not normal and if new for you needs explanation. Once that is explained will be able to tell if walking is good or not. ...Read more

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What do you do if your heart rate won't slow significantly during the walking phase?

What do you do if your heart rate won't slow significantly during the walking phase?

I am: Assuming you are talking about sprinting and walking alternatively for endurance and to improve heart capacity. Jeep walking until you breath better and your body feel right for the sprinting phase. With time your heart will go lower. Also I am assuming you had a good history and physical before starting your exercise program. ...Read more

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What is acceptable range of heart rate while walking and while doing cardio exercises?

What is acceptable range of heart rate while walking and while doing cardio exercises?

Depends: You can calculate your statistical maximum heart rate by subtracting your age from 220. An acceptable heart target heart range for most people would be 70-80% of your calculated maximum. Your particular range may be different based on medications you are taking, medical issues you may have, and your overall level of conditioning. ...Read more

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Why is it every morning when I wake up and start to walk my heart rate goes over 156 BPM?

Why is it every morning when I wake up and start to walk my heart rate goes over 156 BPM?

There are a number: Of autonomic dysfunction disorders that can account for your symptoms. In addition, simple dehydration could also produce this. Ask your health care provider to evaluate you for autonomic dysfunction. ...Read more

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What is acceptable heart rate range while walking and while exercising? Does 220-age formula really work?

Heart rate: Yes the formula is a rough idea of optimum heart rate for exercise. Make sure u are cleared by your doctor first before strenuous exercise if you have any cardiac problems. ...Read more

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I've been having issues pertaining my heart rate every time I stand or walk at any pace my heart rate gets higher. Why is that?

See cardiologist: Exertion can cause change in heart rate. See cardiologist to make sure your heart rate change is physiologic not pathologic. ...Read more

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Wondering about heart rate. When sitting/lying down it can drop as low as 52-54, walking around it can hit 100. Exercising up to 170. Is this normal?

Wondering about heart rate. When sitting/lying down it can drop as low as 52-54, walking around it can hit 100. Exercising up to 170. Is this normal?

Normal 50-100: Normal heart rate is 50-100. Certainly HR will increase with vigorous exercise but 170 could be problematic. How good of shape you're in could effect both your resting and during exercise heart rate ...Read more

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This morning while walking back from car I unexpectedly lost balance and almost fell. After the event heart rate felt fast. Had similar issue 4mo ago.

Need testing: The fast heart rate may be the cause of the problem or the effect. You should start by letting your doctor take a good history and physical exam. Perhaps a 30 day monitor or other testing as appropriate. ...Read more

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My fiancee's heart rate is 114 and gets worse when she sits still. She is going for a walk now to try and bring it normal is this what she should do?

My fiancee's heart rate is 114 and gets worse when she sits still. She is going for a walk now to try and bring it normal is this what she should do?

Odd: It's very odd that it slows with exercise and speeds up with rest. It's not possible to comment without seeing a rhythm strip and that's exactly what she needs. ...Read more

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Is it a reasonable goal to reduce my moderate activity heart rate by 13bpm in 3 months? Current: 138bpm after walking about 4mph for 1 mile. Goal: 125

Is it a reasonable goal to reduce my moderate activity heart rate by 13bpm in 3 months? Current: 138bpm after walking about 4mph for 1 mile. Goal: 125

Not relevant: It generally requires more strenuous exercise to reduce the resting heart rate. Reducing heart rate is not a relevant goal for exercise. Do keep up the exercise.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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Heart Rate (Definition)

Heart rate is a measurement of the number of times a person's heart beats in one minute. Normal heart rates vary with a person's age and with excitement and exercise. Abnormal heart rates are too slow, too fast, and/or irregular (too much ...Read more