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I'm supposed to know what a healthy heart rate is after exercise, and also know what isn't healthy.

I'm supposed to know what a healthy heart rate is after exercise, and also know what isn't healthy.

220-age = max: During exercise, the target is 70 to 80% of ur maximum heart rate, which is 220-ur age (e.g., a 40 yr old has a theoretical max HR of 180 bpm, & 80% of that is 144 bpm). Anything above the max is not healthy if u r not used to exercising. 15 min after exercise (complete rest), ur HR should drop back down to less than 100 bpm. Anything above that means something's not healthy. TTYD or cardiologist ...Read more

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Healthy Heart (Definition)

Heart health is important, especially as we age. To prevent multiple heart conditions including but not limited to high blood pressure, heart attacks, arrhythmias, and congestive heart failure, small changes in daily habits are necessary. These changes can include eating healthy, exercising, managing stress levels, limiting alcohol and tobacco intake, ...Read more


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I was wondering what a healthy heart rate for a 15 year old girl is?

I was wondering what a healthy heart rate for a 15 year old girl is?

60-90 bpm: While resting, your heart rate should be between 60 and 90 beats per minute. While exercising, it might increase to 100 to 150 beats per minute. A heart rate faster then 90 bpm at rest or 200 bpm during intense exercise should be evaluated by a pediatric cardiologist. ...Read more

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What is a healthy heart rate?

What is a healthy heart rate?

50 - 100 bpm: Generally, your resting heart rate will fall between 60 - 90 bpm, but resting rates slightly faster/slower than 50-100 bpm may still be considered normal, especially in the absence of other symptoms, like fatigue, dizziness, shortness of breath, chest pain, or passing out spells. ...Read more

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What is a healthy heart rate?

What is a healthy heart rate?

Generally: Hi. Healthy pulse for normal healthy people is 50's to low 80's at rest. It's important to make sure it's assessed at rest. Pulse increases with activity, and that's normal. While medical textbooks say a normal resting pulse is 60-100, that's not correct. No healthy person has a resting pulse in the high 80's or 90's. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is a healthy heart rate while exercising? Mine reaches between 174 and 195.

What is a healthy heart rate while exercising? Mine reaches between 174 and 195.

May want to ease up: a little bit. 100-170 beats per minute is approximately 50-85% of your maximal heart rate (known as target heart rate). Your maximum heart rate is calculated by 220 minus your age which it looks like you are close to reaching when you are exercising which means you are probably pushing a little too hard. ...Read more

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What is the healthy heart rate for a 45 year old man, 5ft, 10 inches, 220 pounds. Starting to excercise and don't know how high my heart rate should go?

What is the healthy heart rate for a 45 year old man, 5ft, 10 inches, 220 pounds. Starting to excercise and don't know how high my heart rate should go?

Get checked: Before beginning an exercise program, you should visit your family doctor and have your cardiac risk evaluated. If indicated, a exercise treadmill should be done. ...Read more

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What is a healthy heart rate while lying down for a woman 39 weeks pregnant? What should you're heart rate be while you are lying down if you are 39 weeks pregnant?

What is a healthy heart rate while lying down for a woman 39 weeks pregnant? What should you're heart rate be while you are lying down if you are 39 weeks pregnant?

Hello. : Hello. I can't provide you with an exact number. However, if you are 39 weeks pregnant and you lie on your back, there is a signficant possibility that the uterus is compressing your aorta (the giant vessel that exits the heart and feeds blood to the most of the body). It is not recommended that you lie flat on your back at this stage in pregnancy. Recommend that you lie on your left side to displace pressure from your aorta. Congratulations and i hope your delivery goes smoothly. ...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