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How Long Before Exercise Lowers Your Resting Heart Rate
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
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
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
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
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?
Exercise: Exercise and weight loss. Working out regularly lowers resting heart rate. ...Read more
Trick Question?: Well... If you just finished exercise at 70% pmhr, your hr is... (drumroll)... 70% pmhr. Now if you're asking about recovery, hr will generally decline to 50% pmhr within 5 minutes for most people, though it depends heavily on whether you had an anaerobic component in there too. ...Read more
I'm a 56 yr old female, resting heart rate is 100-103, how can I lower this? Should I worry? No other symtoms.
Ck this out: With pcp- may need thyroid studies- if irregular an ekg. ...Read more
Is it normal for my resting heart rate to be 100, EVEN though I exercise? I do alot of cardio exercise everyday.
Would a resting heart rate mostly late 90s to 100 be considered stable in AF or could that damage the heart long term?
Is a resting heart rate at night from 55-60 normal? I do exercise at least 5 days a week but I haven't in a month due to injury. I am 28.
Greetings: I am 60 year old male, 5' 9" 170 lbs. I work out 5 times a week. My resting heart rate is 75. How can I lower this number? Thanks. Robert
Within normal range:
Resting hr at 75 is in the middle of normal range, so does not require adjustment.
If desired lower resting hr, typically athletes with good cardiovascular tone have lower resting heart rates, so may consider altering your intensity or type of exercise.
Good luck. ...Read more
Is it normal to have a higher resting heart rate during the day as aside from it being much lower during the morning and evening before & after rest?
Yes: A healthy heart is very responsive and speeds up to accommodate increased demand, whether physical or mental. Your heart rate will be faster just by being awake. ...Read more
Dangerous to exercise with a high resting heart rate of 155+ all responses greatly appreciated thanks! Also I am already seeing a cardio and have med
?: Bonnie, it's hard for me to imagine that your cardio has not treated your resting heart rate of 155+. This is damaging to your heart whether you exercise or not. Moreover, if your resting heart rate is near its maximum, you're not going to get very far with your exercise. ...Read more
I'm 176lbs 6'0 tall male I exercise regularly but my resting heart rate is 50-60 in the morning all other times its 80-100 during the day is this okay?
Heart rate: Your heart rate usually slows significantly at rest and when asleep. It isn't unusual to have a pulse of 50 upon awakening. Faster heart rates occur when you are active during the day. The average heart rate then is about 72 but rates from 55 to 90 may be within normal limits for different individuals. ...Read more
Good exercises to do on a daily routine to lower resting heart rate would be what? Son is skinny But his resting heart rate is around 90 bpm.
Aerobic fitness: Most of what you read about heart rate in subscience. Junior owes it to himself to get physically fit, with resistance and / or aerobic fitness as his interests direct. He needs to look and feel good, and this will come from a serious commitment to real athletic training. Only he can choose what is right for him, but both will lower heart rate and do much, much more. ...Read more
Is a heart rate of 77 after walking 80 minutes at 2.3mph good? Is a higher heart rate normal after waking up? I want to lower my resting heart rate.
Exercise: It depends some people have a higher baseline heart rate. As you get more adept to exercise you resting hr should decrease. It can take sometime for that to happen. The heart rate will change depending on many factors so it can elevate with strong emotions as well. ...Read more
If I didn't exercise for awhile, now I have walked for an hour each day for the past three days. Can this make my resting heart rate from 50-60 to 80?
Exercise: I would suggest that if you have not exercised for a while that you start off slowly and then increase a little bit each day. The first day walk for 20 minutes at a good pace and see how you feel. If you feel alright, on the next day walk for 30 minutes. You should aim to exercise for 30 minutes a day for 5-6 days a week. This exercise should increase your heart rate. ...Read more
Resting heart rate always beat fast with little exertion? Have anxiety, but heart shouldn't be fast all the time should it? Don't exercise like I use to
See below: Do you know how fast your heart rate goes up to? There are many things that can explain this and part of the answer would depend on if you have any underlying medical conditions. ...Read more
What does an elevated resting heart rate in athlete mean? Resting hr is around 85-90. get tired with exercise. Shouldn't it be in the 60's?? im a high level athlete
Rapid heart rate: Rapid resting heart rate (over 90) is seen with fever, anxiety, overactive thyroid, caffeine, alcohol, nicotine use, certain medications like Sudafed or stimulants. The average athlete's resting heart rate is in the 50-60 range. A cardiac evaluation as well as thyroid, blood pressure levels, EKG, echocardiogram, outpatient heart monitor test, treadmill stress test may be scheduled. ...Read more
Does it mean anything if my sleeping heart rate doesn't drop that much lower than my resting heart rate?
Bradycardia: If your resting heart rate is low already, it will not necessarily drop further. ...Read more
Hello I'm 36, female, overweight, and as long as I can remember I have a low resting heart rate about 52 is this normal?
I'm 64. .. and my resting heart rate is 83... In good physical shape... exercise 5 days a wk. On no prescriptions. Should I be concerned?
Normal: A resting heart rate of 83 is normal, although it does not suggest ultimate aerobic fitness or " athlete's heart". I suggest seeing your doctor if you have concerns or are experiencing palpitations. ...Read more