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What is a good pulse rate for someone who exercises?

What is a good pulse rate for someone who exercises?

When?: During the exercise or while resting? During vigorous exercise, depending on the age and fitness of the person, the heart rate could be from 120-170. Resting heart rate varies from the 40s (for a marathoner) to the 90s (for someone much less fit). ...Read more

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What is a good pulse rate at rest after exercise?

What is a good pulse rate at rest after exercise?

Not specific: Probably a better indicator of fitness is how long it takes for your heart rate to return to baseline after exercise in general the lower you heart rate is the more fit you are - at least from an aerobic perspective some of the best athletes have resting pulse rates in the 40s and 50s. ...Read more

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What is a good pulse rate?

What is a good pulse rate?

Varies: Usual range for adult is 60 to 100 but it is continually fluctuating based on what stresses your body is subjected to. It is how your heart responds to stress that is the important thing. ...Read more

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Is a pulse rate of 74, good?

Normal: It is normal. The average adult pulse rate at rest is 72. ...Read more

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My pulse rate is 66 when I am sitting. Is that good?

Yes: That rate would be completely normal for someone sitting at rest. ...Read more

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Please explain why does pulse rate not continue to increase with increasing exercise?

Please explain why does pulse rate not continue to increase with increasing exercise?

Pulse rate: As bodily demand for cardiac output increases, the heart rate increases apace. As the rate increases the diastolic filling time shortens and eventually cardiac output falls despite the rate, the short diastole also is detrimental to heart function. The combination and others limits the rate increase. ...Read more

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How can exercise effect your pulse rate?

How can exercise effect your pulse rate?

Increases it: Exercise, in general, will increase your pulse rate. ...Read more

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Why is my pulse rate is low after exercise?

Why is my pulse rate is low after exercise?

Can be seen: As at the end of exercise, the sympathetic nervous system that accounts for increased HR cuts back with the parasympathetic system "kicks in" to cause a rapid decrease in HR. This has been studied and is even more pronounced in trained athletes. ...Read more