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What is the normal heart rate for moderate to strenuous exercise?

What is the normal heart rate for moderate to strenuous exercise?

Depends on age: Formula for maximum heart rate is 220 - age. Determine goal then multiply that number by the percentage listed: maintain healthy heart 50% - 60% weight loss 60% - 70% aerobic increase endurance 70% - 80% conditioning muscle building, and athletic training 80% - 90% athletic training and endurance 90% - 100%. ...Read more

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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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What is a normal heart rate for a woman during moderate exercise?

What is a normal heart rate for a woman during moderate exercise?

It depends on age: Subtract your current age in years (36) from 220. First multiply the number you get by 0.6. This is your minimum target exercising heart rate. Now multiply the first number you got by 0.8. This is your maximum target heart rate. Stay inside that range when you exercise. 220-36=184; 184x0.6= 110; 84x0.8=147. Your "normal" heart rate for exercise is between those 2 numbers. ...Read more

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What is the normal heart rate for an adult who is resuming exercise program?

What is the normal heart rate for an adult who is resuming exercise program?

See below: Generally one should achieve a heart rate of approx 75-85% of your max predicted heart rate for age. This is calculated by 220-age mutiplied by 75-85%. ...Read more

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What is a normal heart rate during light exercise?

What is a normal heart rate during light exercise?

It depends: Your condition. The heart rate is calculated as the following 220 - age = maximum heart rate during exercise... ...Read more

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What would be a typical medication for high normal heart rate, without any other complications (already do exercise/watch diet)?

What would be a typical medication for high normal heart rate, without any other complications (already do exercise/watch diet)?

Normal : "high normal" is still considered "normal". Therefore medical therapy is not generally recommended. Sometimes a more rapid heart rate is related to other possible causes e.g. Anxiety or hormonal. Discuss further with your physician. ...Read more

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What is the normal heart rate for a 50 years?

What is the normal heart rate for a 50 years?

60-100: Generally a normal resting heart rate would be between 60-100, but truly in the 50's would still be fine, especially if you are active. And while the definition for "too fast" is > 100, it may be unusual to be in the 90's when completely at rest. Depends on the circumstances ...Read more

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What is the normal heart rate for a sedentary person?

What is the normal heart rate for a sedentary person?

60-100bpm: Regardless of lifestyle, a normal heart rate is considered 60-100 beats per minute. Now, very athletic people may have heart rates below 60 at rest, but that doesn't mean that sedentary people are allowed to have heart rates above 100 at rest. ...Read more

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What is the normal heart rate for 23 year old female?

What is the normal heart rate for 23 year old female?

HR can be variable: When resting, normal hrs are 60-80 beats per minute. But younger and healthy people can often have hr below 60 as slow as in the 40s. Lance armstrong was known for having his hr in the 30s. When under stress or exercising the hr can accelerate to over 100bpm and much more if needed. Everyone's maximum hr is calculated by taking 220-age (yrs). ...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 the normal heart rate for one year old?

80-140: Ranges anywhere between 80 to 140 with the average heart rate of a 1 year old being on the 120's. ...Read more

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What is the normal heart rate during sleep?

Normal: Normal heart rate is 60 to 90 beats per minute awake. During sleep it tends to be slightly lower. ...Read more

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Is normal to have 36ppm in rest? Which is the normal heart rate in a 17y/o active girl?

Is normal to have 36ppm in rest? Which is the normal heart rate in a 17y/o  active girl?

60 bpm: However, especially in young athletic adolescents a resting hr can be about 40. Long distance runners especially tend to have lower resting heart rates. ...Read more

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What is the normal heart rate for a 3 year old in seconds?

Varies: 70-110 beats per minute - 1.1 to 1.6 beats per second. The proper way to take a child's pulse is to count for one full minute. If a child takes a deep breath it's normal to feel a slight pause. This is called Sinus Arrythmia. http://www.livestrong.com/article/354072-normal-pulse-in-a-three-year-old/ ...Read more

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What is the normal heart rate for a 14 year old male while and while not exercising?

What is the normal heart rate for a 14 year old male while and while not exercising?

SSS: Normal heart rate at rest is between 60 and 70 beats per minute. In very fit individuals, it may be as low as 40 BPM without any symptoms of weakness or dizziness. Some arrhythmias may cause the hr to vary from very slow to very fast and beta blockers can be used cautiously to help regulate the rate. Sometimes they are uses in conjunction with a pacemaker which allows their use without slowing hr. ...Read more

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What is the normal heart rate of a 9 month old baby?

What is the normal heart rate of a 9 month old baby?

Depends: A good range for normal is 100-180 beats per minute but this can vary depending of activity; for example while sleeping the hr might dip into the 80's and while feeding or crying in might reach the low 200's. ...Read more

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What is the normal heart rate of a 35 weeks fetus?

110-160: 110-160 beats per minute would be the normal range for a fetal heart beat. ...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