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How to decrease heart rate but still get a good workout?

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Dr. William Wright
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Better shape

The harder you work the higher your heart rate.
As a general rule, the better shape you are in, the lower your resting pulse. Unless you are on medication (beta blocker or some calcium channel blockers) your heart rate will increase with any reasonable work out.

In brief: Better shape

The harder you work the higher your heart rate.
As a general rule, the better shape you are in, the lower your resting pulse. Unless you are on medication (beta blocker or some calcium channel blockers) your heart rate will increase with any reasonable work out.
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