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Doctor insights on: How Long Before Exercise Lowers Your Resting Heart Rate

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Can you tell me how long it should take to decrease resting heart rate from regular exercise?

Can you tell me how long it should take to decrease resting heart rate from regular exercise?

Depends: It depends on how vigorously and how long you're exercising. Even under the best of circumstances, you won't see a change for a few weeks. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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


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I used to way 232 lbs i lost 42 lbs now i'm 190lbs i lost the weight bye diet and exercise will my resting heart rate lower?

I used to way 232 lbs i lost 42 lbs now i'm 190lbs i lost the weight bye diet and exercise will my resting heart rate lower?

Possibly: Congratulations on your weight loss! your hear rate will lower as you increase your cardiovascular activity . Keep up the good work. ...Read more

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How much exercise and what kind do I need to do to lower my resting heart rate? I walk about an hour a day at least three days a week at about 2.0 MPH

How much exercise and what kind do I need to do to lower my resting heart rate? I walk about an hour a day at least three days a week at about 2.0 MPH

Faster walk: You may need to walk faster than two mph. A good goal is to walk a mile in 15 minutes. Once you can do that your heart will be in better condition and this may decrease your resting heart rate. Check with your medical provider to see if it is safe for you to increase the speed with which you walk. The more often the sooner you see benefits ...Read more

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29 male no exercise, resting heart rate is 95-100bmp, normal blood pressure. How can I quickly reduce that rate, how long does exercise take?

29 male no exercise, resting heart rate is 95-100bmp, normal blood pressure. How can I quickly reduce that rate, how long does exercise take?

Take your time: Start an aerobic exercise regimen. A 30 minute brisk walk is a great way to start. But build your way up to thirty minutes. Over a fee days if necessary. Your heart rate will respond. ...Read more

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How can I lower my resting heart rate?

How can I lower my resting heart rate?

Exercise and diet: Strengthen your heart with regular exercise and lower your blood pressure by eating only very healthy food, and your resting heart rate will go down significantly. ...Read more

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Could it be strange the my resting heart rate is lower?

Could it be strange the my resting heart rate is lower?

Possible. : Some people have a slow heart rate due to excellent conditioning. The important things are your symptoms and blood pressure. Symptomatic bradycardia (slow heart rate) can be serious, but it is treatable. See a doctor. ...Read more

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How long is it ok for a resting heart rate to be at 115?

How long is it ok for a resting heart rate to be at 115?

Resting Heart Rate: A resting heart rate of 115 is considered abnormal. Concern is what is causing it. Would not let it go, have it checked, especially if any sob, chest pain, anxiety, nausea, etc. ...Read more

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What is the long term implication of a resting heart rate in the upper 90 s?

What is the long term implication of a resting heart rate in the upper 90 s?

Variable: May be none but in some cases heart can enlarge. Question is etiology of high resting heart rate? Anemia, thyroid, etc. Please discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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