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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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Is excerise good for someone who has tachycardia?

Is excerise good for someone who has tachycardia?

Probably: Tachycardia means a heart rate above 100.If your resting heart rate is above that consistently,it should be checkout. Exercise will make your heart go faster but it should not be a problem. ...Read more

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What is a good way for someone who has diabetes to lose weight?

What is a good way for someone who has diabetes to lose weight?

The same: as anyone else -- eating less and exercising more. You have to burn off 3,500 calories to lose a pound. Try cutting out 250 calories a day to lost a pound every two weeks. It's not how fast your lose, but you need to learn to eat properly to not only lose the weight but keep it off the rest of your life. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is a good workout routine for someone who is working up to a triathlon?

What is a good workout routine for someone who is working up to a triathlon?

See books: Best bet is to see the training manuals and books on this. There are many, so go to store and page through many to find the best for you. Joe Friel has a good "training bible" , among others. Much depends on what level tri you are doing. Find a local tri club and get as much info as you can -- we all enjoy helping the "Newbies" - we were once there. Go to USAT online for good info. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What kind of cardio workout routine is good for someone with a heart condition?

What kind of cardio workout routine is good for someone with a heart condition?

It Depends: A chronic (ongoing) heart condition requires the regular supervision of an internist or cardiologist. Such a provider will have objective information about your specific cardiac function and "reserve." this will determine how much, and how far, and how often you can exert yourself without unduly stressing your heart. Don't decide this on your own. Be open. ...Read more

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What is the normal heart rate for a child who is sedentary?

What is the normal heart rate for a child who is sedentary?

Varies: Resting heart rates vary based on the age of a child. Please see the MedLine table at: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003399.htm. ...Read more

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What is a good heart rate for a 60 year old who works all day with a heart rate of 79-89?

What is a good heart rate for a 60 year old who works all day with a heart rate of 79-89?

That is normal: The heart is a muscle and when it is resting and/ or one is in good shape, resting heart rate can be as low as 40 BPM. That is what is typically seen in well conditioned athletes when they r sedentary or sleeping for example. Others who are not quite as athletic, will have a resting heart rate 70-90 BPM while awake and likely go down below. 70 BPM when Sleeping ...Read more

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What is the normal ck level for someone who exercises intensely such as a bodybuilder?

What is the normal ck level for someone who exercises intensely such as a bodybuilder?

Normal values: vary with lab. But normal values are derived from all normal subjects, some of whom exercise intensely. So if your value is abnormal, it is abnormal, whether or not you are a bodybuilder. ...Read more

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Would it be good advice to do vagal maneuvers if someone is having a fast heart rate?

Would it be good advice to do vagal maneuvers if someone is having a fast heart rate?

Maybe: Depends on the cause of the fast heart rate. If the rhythm is normal but fast, the rate will simply slow and come right back (no net effect). Same for atrial fib and flutter. But if the fast hr is due to pat/svt (atrial tachycardia), the vagal maneuver may break the rhythm and restore normal rate. It's worth a try. Vagal maneuvers will have no effect on ventricular rhythms. ...Read more

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Is there an evidence based protocol for someone who is at a high risk for heart disease? I want exercise/diet help.

Is there an evidence based protocol for someone who is at a high risk for heart disease? I want exercise/diet help.

Yes: Eating fresh vegetables, high quality protein, and fresh fruits in 6 equal meals, relaxation, good night sleep, and rhythmic movements through the day to produce cardiac coherence and keep stress level down is a path for health. Because everyone is different if you listen to your body and devlop a healthy life style that works for you that will be better than a general RX of diet and exercise ...Read more

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What is a good pulse rate?

What is a good pulse rate?

60-100 bpm.: Assuming the underlying heart rhythm is normal, a heart rate between 60 and 100 bpm would be considered normal at rest. Would go above 100 temporarily with activity, and may be under 60 at rest in someone who’s athletic. ...Read more

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What is an ideal blood pressure for a young person?

What is an ideal blood pressure for a young person?

120 mm hg/80 mmhg: Your blood pressure is a combination of two readings the systolic and the diastolic systolic blood pressure is the higher number and is the maximum force exerted as your heart contracts diastolic pressure is the lower number represents the minimum amount of pressure exerted when your heart is resting according nhhi normal blood pressure is below 120 mm hg systolic and below 80 mm hg diastolic. ...Read more

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How come a person with a low resting heart rate is healthier than a person with a higher resting heart?

How come a person with a low resting heart rate is healthier than a person with a higher resting heart?

Fitness: An individual who is in better fitness shape will need to have their heart pump less often to supply blood and oxygen to their body. So if that person does strenuous exercise there will be a greater range for the heart to increase to supply oxygen to the muscles used in exercise. Obviously there is also an efficiency training effect with exercise, but that is a brief explanation. ...Read more